Christine Suchanek (Kopun), 101, of Edison died on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at her residence in Edison.
Christine was born in Coaldale, PA and has lived in Manhattan, Queens, and Edison. She was a parishioner at St. Francis Cathedral in Metuchen. She was a loving Mother, Grandmother, and Great-grandmother and went by “Baba” and “Great Baba” and “Tootsie”. She absolutely loved her family with all her heart and will be missed by them all.
Christine is predeceased by her husband John (1983).
Christine is survived by her 3 daughters, Patricia Suchanek of Edison, Christine Noceti and her husband Stephen of Fair Lawn, and Bernice Suchanek of Edison; 3 grandchildren, Stephen John Noceti, Laraine O'Shaughnessy and her husband Tim, and Kristen Macchio and her husband Nicholas; and 5 great grandchildren Matthew, Michael, & Danica O’Shaughnessy and Nicholas and Emily Macchio.
The visitation will be on Thursday, January 9, 2020 from 8:30am to 9:45am at the Costello-Runyon Funeral Home, 568 Middlesex Ave. Metuchen 08840. The funeral will begin at 9:45am from the Funeral Home; followed by the Funeral Mass at 10:15am at St. Francis Cathedral, Metuchen. The interment will be held at Maryrest Cemetery, Mahwah.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org or the Dominican Sisters of Hope at 299 North Highland Ave. Ossining, NY 10562 or www.ophope.org/