Susan Gruber

September 18, 1957 - November 25, 2010
Susan Gruber


Susan Styles Gruber 53, of Wilmington died suddenly on Thursday, November 25, 2010 at her home.

Susan was born September 18, 1957 in Portsmouth VA the daughter of the late Robert and Josephine McDonald. She was predeceased in death by a sister Peggy Blount.

Surviving are her husband Timothy D. Gruber, daughter Betsy Robertson of Wilmington, brothers Robert McDonald, Jr of Asheville , Scott McDonald of Raleigh, and Roger McDonald of Coco Beach, FL, and a host of friends and neighbors.

Susan was a member of Pine Valley Church of Christ where a memorial service will be conducted 12:00 noon Saturday, December 4, 2010. Pastor Mike Hipes will officiate the service.

Memorials may be made to the Pine Valley Church of Christ “Youth Department” 3601 S. College Road Wilmington, NC , Breast Cancer Society, or Disabled American Veterans.

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  • December 02, 2010
    Garrett Knapp says:
    I knew Susan for three years and always knew we could put a smile on eachother face, no matter how the day was going. She was always very friendly and sincere. Condolences to the entire family. Love, Garrett Knapp

  • November 28, 2010
    Becky says:
    Tim, Sorry for you loss. Thinking and praying for you. Becky Eubanks Norton

  • December 02, 2010
    Taylor Burke says:
    Betsy and Tim, I am so sorry for your loss. I could not believe it when I heard it and I wish I could have a number for you Betsy. Your mother was a great women and I will miss her deerly!!! May she rest in peace and both of you find peace.. Love you both Taylor

  • December 01, 2010
    Linda Southerland says:
    Tim & Besty, I am so sorry for your loss. Susan was one of my favorite managers when we worked for Hill's Food Store. Her smile and laughter will always be remembered.

  • December 01, 2010
    mike kittrell says:
    Deepest Sympathy Tim, thinking of you at this time!!!