Marlene Sue Paskert
Marlene Sue Paskert
  • August 14, 1940 - June 16, 2017
  • Tampa, Florida

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Sue, of Tampa and Little Gasparilla Island, Fl. passed into the arms of the Lord while at home surrounded by her family on Friday, June 16, 2017. Sue was born August 14, 1940 in Cincinnati, Ohio the daughter of Martin “Captain Marty” and Eloisa Foster. She was preceded in death by her parents and granddaughter, Hannah Rose Paskert. She was of the Catholic faith.

Sue was a graduate of H.B. Plant High School and the University of Tampa where she was a member and officer of Alpha Chi Omega sorority while also serving in leadership roles in numerous campus organizations. She taught school in Hillsborough County for 25 years before embarking upon a second career as a realtor in South Tampa and her beloved Little Gasparilla Island. Sue was passionate in living life to be the best she could be. She positively impacted the lives of family, friends, students, clients, and all who were fortunate to come into contact with her.

A 20 year Leukemia survivor, Sue sought excellence in all she did. Her awards and accomplishments are well known to all who know her. She loved the outdoors and most enjoyed her time on Little Gasparilla Island watching the sunrise, sunset, fishing, shelling, shrimping, walking the beach, and most importantly spending precious time with family and friends.

Sue is survived by her husband of 55 years, George; her brother, Harry M. Foster; her children, Jeff Paskert (Kathy), Tim Paskert (Chandra), Lynne Paskert Brown (Brett); and 8 grandchildren, Seth, Matthew, Cody, Daniel, Kristin, Joshua, Caroline, Sarah; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Please join the family to celebrate Sue’s life on Thursday, June 22, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 pm at Palma Ceia Country Club 1601 S. MacDill Avenue, Tampa, FL 33629.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation, fund # 33613. Donations can be made by mailing a check to 12092 Magnolia Drive MBC-FOUND, Tampa, FL 33612, by calling 1-800-456-3434 ext. 1403 or online at Please make a note that the donation is in memory of Marlene “Sue” Paskert and for the Amandalee Fund in support of sarcoma research, fund # 33613 or any charity of your choice.