Susan Copenhagen

Susan Copehagen - Rochester, NY - Rochester Cremation

On August 25th, 2021, Susan (Sue) Copenhagen died at Highland Hospital at the age of 65.  Sue was born and raised in Rochester, NY.  Sue is survived by her husband Roy Wildermuth, sister Margaret Bertella, and children Phillip (Melissa) Ruffo, Amy (Alan) Niespodzinski & Paul (Lindsay) Ruffo, and their Father Daniel Ruffo.  She was a proud and loving “Gwamma” to six grandchildren.

Sue spent much her life as a nurse administrator and educator. Despite her own health struggles, Sue gave and cared for those around her.  Sue held an MS in Nursing Administration from the University of Rochester, EMT-Paramedic, and was a licensed Ham Radio Operator.  She also found great joy driving her Jeep and caring for her cats Merlin & Gizmo.

Mom, your smile, radiance and energy will be greatly missed.

“Chin up, Kiddo.”

Friends and family may call from 12-3pm at Grand View Lodge in Powdermill Park on Sunday, September 26th followed by a memorial service at 4pm.  Reception to follow.  In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Pluta Cancer Center Foundation.

1 Comment

  1. Robin Trimble on September 5, 2021 at 10:45 pm

    My deepest sympathies to all of Sue’s family. I had a very short time of knowing Sue but I felt her love immediately. We met at Pluta and I was truly blessed to have known her.

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