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 01, 2010
    Dawn Capps says:
    Outside that hard exterior was a loving, caring woman.I was fortunate to know both sides.Susan was a complex women with a great sense of humor and very insightful into peoples souls.A will miss that laugh, and wry sense of humor.And I am very happy I knew her she will be missed!Tim, may you find peace. Love, Dawn

  • December 01, 2010
    deb schafer says:
    Tim, My heart is with you. Susan's kindness of spirit and good heart always shined through. She conquered many adversities, but thruout her own difficulties, she remained a constant and loyal friend.She will be missed by many, i will hold her close to my heart. I am here if you need a hand or an ear. Deb

  • November 30, 2010
    Vicky Williams Britt says:
    Betsy...your Uncle Billy just e-mailed me to tell me about your mom. I am so sorry for your loss. Please let me know if I can do anything for you. Be strong and hold on to your good memories.