Susan Irene Nevi, Youngstown, Ohio


Funeral home of the Lane family

by: MyValleyTributes staff

Posted: May 13, 2021 / 2:59 pm EDT
Updated: May 13, 2021 / 2:59 p.m. EDT

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Susan Irene Nevi, 71, died of pneumonia in the Valley Boardman’s Hospice on Tuesday, May 11, 2021.

She was born on July 28, 1949 in Youngstown, Ohio, to Sam and Mary Lou (McDonald) Nevi.

Susan was a longtime participant on the Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities where she met many angels over the years.

She attended the Leonard Kirtz School from 1967-1970.

Susan was an Easter Seal Poster Child and worked for the Meshel Masco non-profit workshop for many years. She also competed with the center at Javit Court and Turning Point.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Youngstown and spent 30 years attending kindergarten with her mother. She loved to comfort and care for infants and toddlers.

Susan was preceded in death by her brother Raymond.

To celebrate Susan’s memory, her sister-in-law Carolyn (Piercy) Nevi remains. Nephews, David, Douglas (Julie) Nevi and Jeffrey (Karen) Nevi and niece, Kristen (Rob) Knapp. Susan was a great aunt to Blake, Emily, Amanda, Cora and Leah Nevi and Sylvan Knapp. She will also be missed by her supervisors Lori Ruzzine and Deb Bouslough, where many laughs were shared as they understood Susan’s heartfelt sense of humor.

Susan’s favorite pastime was singing along to music. She adored Dean Martin.

A small family service will be held in the Green Haven Memorial Gardens on Saturday, May 15th.

Commemorative donations can be made to the MCBDD in Susan’s name. To send flowers to Susan Irene Nevi’s family, please visit our Tribute store.

Arrangements of Funeral home of the Lane family.

A TV tribute will air on Friday, May 14th at approximate times: 6:43 a.m. on WYTV, 9:32 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX, and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.