Suzanne Penry Meyer

‒ August 05, 2020

Delaware, Ohio
Formerly of Radnor, Ohio

Suzanne (Sue) Penry Meyer, age 93 passed away on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at her home following a brief illness. She was born September 25, 1925 and lived her entire life in Radnor Township. She was the daughter of Walter G. and Miriam A. Penry.

She graduated from Radnor High School in 1944 and soon after, joined the family business where she worked for 60 years. On June 7, 1954, she married Richard Meyer and was married for 54 years until his death in 2008. She was a member of the Radnor Baptist Church for 27 years and a member of the St Paul’s Lutheran Church of Prospect for 56 years.

Suzanne was a founding member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority. She served as the treasurer for the Buckeye Valley High School Athletic Boosters for a number of years, where her husband taught and coached. She helped organize the Bicentennial Celebration in Radnor, in 1976. Suzanne’s ancestors came to this country from Wales in 1806 and she was very proud of her Welsh heritage.  She loved music and was a soloist at many weddings and other gatherings, playing the piano and organ at her church for over 15 years.  Suzanne studied voice with Professor Robert Bowlus from OWU and played the flute in the OWU Symphonic Orchestra. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles and lately she loved coloring in adult coloring books.

She is survived by her son Mark (Donna) of Radnor Township, brother Walter P. Penry (Carol) of Radnor Township and sister-in-law, Doris Penry, also of Radnor Township. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Richard, and brother David Penry.

At her request, private graveside services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Radnor Historical Society in care of Alice Walter, 324 Hickory Lane, Delaware, Ohio 43015 or to Ohio Hospice – Columbus, 800 McConnell Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43214.

Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve the Meyer family.

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  • Dear Mark and Donna,

    I am so, so sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful lady and always displayed grace and class. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • We are so sorry for your loss. Our condolences to the family. Suzanne was a good person and always friendly and knowledgeable. Her contributions to her community were well recognized and appreciated.

  • Sorry to hear this. She was a beautiful person inside and out. She always looked younger than her age. I will miss her. Sincerely, Jackie and Charlie Miley.

  • So sorry to hear this news Donna and Mark. I will always remember the day she met Coach Tressel at OWU and how excited she was. Just an awesome woman and she will be missed.

  • Mark, so sorry for your loss. Suzanne was a beautiful person. I will always remember how kind she was to my Mom and Dad.

  • Deepest sympathy of on the passing of Susie. She and Dick were prominent in Radnor. Susie always had time to talk to you. A smile on her face. She will be missed by family and friends.

  • I’m so sorry for your loss. She was always so sweet. I always remember her at the sorority get togethers! Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  • The family of MaryAnne and George R Thomas wishes you peace in knowing that Suzanne had a wonderful life. I will remember her this way….they had SO MUCH FUN at Beta Sigma Phi Sorority meetings. I can still hear her beautiful voice and her laughter, and there was LOTS of laughter and coffee at those meetings. Now she can be reunited with her husband and all of her sorority sisters again.
    Wishing you peace in the days ahead,
    Laurie (Thomas) Bauchmire and siblings

  • Mark and Donna,
    Roger and I send you and your family our sincere sympathy
    during your loss.

  • Mark and Donna so sorry for your loss. Suzanne was a beautiful lady. She was so kind to my family. She will be greatly missed by her family and community.

  • I was sorry to hear of the passing of Susanne. She was a classy lady and wonderful person who was deeply committed to the Radnor community. Her involvement in the family business, Radnor and Buckeye Valley sports programs, and the personal lives of many young people who grew up with her and Dick’s guidance, resulted in a life filled with many achievements. She will be forever missed and long remembered.