Susan Baldwin Amato
Susan Baldwin Amato
  • February 9, 1956 - October 19, 2017
  • Pearl River, Louisiana

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Susan Baldwin Amato, having fought the good fight of faith, finished her race, and has now entered into the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She was 61 years of age. Susan was the beloved wife of Richard Joseph Amato for 39 years; loving mother of Jason (Kristin), Justin, Joseph, Jordan, and Joel Amato; grandmother of Grace, Kayla, Karli, Cole, Chase, and Faith; sister of Mary Purvis (Jim), Stephanie Morgan (Carl), Sterling Baldwin (Patricia), William Krolowitz, and the late Mark and David Baldwin; sister-in-law to Cheryl Cuccia (Joe). She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews: Stephen, Ashley, Katie, Ryan, Mark, Jennifer, Brandon, Megan, Courtney, Will, Ben, Charel and Janine. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy J. Gonzalez and Ann Furr Baldwin.

Susan was an advocate for childhood cancer and a devoted supporter of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. She was an avid photographer and her blog, "Sunday Mornings with Susan" inspired so many. Grammy's grandkids described her as funny, kind hearted, loving, caring, fragrant, breathtakingly beautiful, and a one-of-a-kind Jesus lover! She was a faithful friend to many and left a sparkle wherever she went.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 5:00PM until 8:00PM at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. in New Orleans. Visitation will continue at the funeral home on Saturday, October 28 beginning at 8:30AM, and a graveside service at 10:00AM at Lake Lawn Park. A memorial service will follow at 11:30AM at Victory Fellowship Church, 5708 Airline Dr. in Metairie.

Please consider a donation in Susan’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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