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“Dear Carl and Lisa, We are saddened by your loss. Please accept our condolences. We shall always remember Sue as a kind and gentle lady with a...Read More »
1 of 34 | Posted by: Frank and Vicki Toler - NC

“Carl and Lisa,I found out about Sue just 5 minutes ago from Briscoe Ellett. I am so deeply saddened upon hearing of her decease. When Jolie and I and...Read More »
2 of 34 | Posted by: John Moskel - Cayce, SC

“Carl, Lisa & Bob, Donna & I were immensely saddened to hear of the death of your beautiful wife/mother and best friend - Sue. WE have such wonderful...Read More »
3 of 34 | Posted by: Briscoe Ellett II - Memphis, TN

“Mr. Derstine and Lisa - I am so very sorry to hear about Mrs. Derstine. I am out of town through Christmas Day, but Johnny called me to tell me about...Read More »
4 of 34 | Posted by: Kelli Branson Best - Wilmington, NC

“Dear Mr. Derstine, and Lisa,Sue, the woman, wife, and mother...was an extremely dear friend of mine. She touched me in profound ways, and our...Read More »
5 of 34 | Posted by: Patricia Russell - Los Angeles, CA

“Lisa, I am so sorry for the loss of your Mom. My mother passed away in 2012 and I miss her every day. I met your Mom on more than one occasion but...Read More »
6 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“So hard to lose a sister . . . Jim and Henry, Mary (the three I know best), I send my regards for this sort of leave-taking of a sibling--much...Read More »
7 of 34 | Posted by: Mary Lou Weaver Houser - PA

“Dear Derstine Family,I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Mrs Derstine touched so many of us with her warm loving heart. I am so grateful for being...Read More »
8 of 34 | Posted by: Rosemary Godsey - Myrtle Beach, SC

“I am so sorry to hear of Sue's passing. She was always a kind and warm presence at Tidal Creek, and I had many a lovely conversation with her. My...Read More »
9 of 34 | Posted by: Tracey Kruger - Wilmington, NC

“I'm sorry for what you are going through. Sue will really be missed, even by those of us who haven't seen her in years. She's a good memory. ”
10 of 34 | Posted by: JoAnn Winn - Chocowinity, NC

“I am sorry to hear of Mrs. Derstine's passing. She was a very kind and gentle lady with a great sense of humor. I offer my condolences to Mr....Read More »
11 of 34 | Posted by: Kevin Weeden - Marietta, GA

“I will always remember Mrs. Sue as a sweet, kind, and gentle lady. So glad I had the blessing of visiting you both a couple of months ago. Much love...Read More »
12 of 34 | Posted by: Amy (Arnold) Davis - Beaufort, NC

“As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. ”
13 of 34 | Posted by: Sandra Lepard - Marion, OH

“Carl, Lisa, and the rest of your families; I was very saddened to hear of the untimely passing of Mrs. Derstine. From the time we moved to Wilmington...Read More »
14 of 34 | Posted by: Kenneth Weeden - Raleigh, NC

“Carl, I'm sorry to hear of Sue's death. I will always remember the outstanding role model she was for me. My prayers are with you. ”
15 of 34 | Posted by: Retha Smith - Hubert, NC

“We are so sorry to hear of Sue's death. Our love, thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. She was a beautiful woman and great...Read More »
16 of 34 | Posted by: Ray and Rhonda Clore - Fairfax, VA

“Carl,Momentary sadness swept over us as we read of Sue's death. That sadness was quickly replaced with very fond memories of you and Sue back in...Read More »
17 of 34 | Posted by: Charlie and Kaye Haughee - FL

“I believe those of us that had the good fortune to work alongside Sue knew well her heart warming smile, her quiet strength and unshakable work ethic...Read More »
18 of 34 | Posted by: Michelle Maneval - Wilmington, NC

“Sue, you are an extraordinary woman. You are the kind of person who this world needs more of. Sue kept Tidal Creek in shape for sure. Enjoyed the...Read More »
19 of 34 | Posted by: Jennifer Andreas - Charlotte, NC

“Carl and Lisa,I am so sorry to hear of Sue's death. What an incredibly graceful, kind, and serving lady she was. My prayers for your comfort and...Read More »
20 of 34 | Posted by: Sandra Ross

“Dear Derstine Family,My thoughts & prayers are with you all. I was blessed to know Sue and be a part of her Tidal Creek family. We worked together...Read More »
21 of 34 | Posted by: Mindy Campos - Hendersonville, NC

“Dear Carl,We are saddened by the loss of Sue. She was a wonderful lady with a great spirit. I know she will be missed by you, Lisa and many of the...Read More »
22 of 34 | Posted by: Frank Brouse - Hatfield, PA

“I have known Sue for years through Tidal Creek Coop. I lost my husband to melanoma in 1999 and had 3 small children. Sue has always asked me how my...Read More »
23 of 34 | Posted by: Kathy Mann - Wilmington, NC

“Carl & Lisa'I am so sorry for your great loss. Everyone who knew Sue loved her.Margaret Blevins ”
24 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“Mr. Derstine and Lisa, so many memories of being with the 3 of you and all your support for me during my time in Wilmington will never be forgotten...Read More »
25 of 34 | Posted by: Jody and Tom Adams - Four Oaks, NC

“Mr. Derstine so sad to hear about Susan. I have many fond memories of you and your family. Prayers are with you and your family. Valerie Wrench McCoy. ”
26 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Mr. Derstine, We give our sympathy for the loss of your beautiful wife. We will always remember both of you fondly.Sonny and Margaret...Read More »
27 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“Carl, you and Sue are among our many wonderful memories of our friendship through the years. Our prayers for strength and peace at this time of...Read More »
28 of 34 | Posted by: Ed & Jane Wrench - Godwin, NC

“Mr. D I am so sorry for your loss. Mrs. D was a true lady, mentor, mom, and friend. She will be missed forever and the love we have for her will...Read More »
29 of 34 | Posted by: Krystal Phillips - Jacksonville, NC

“Carl, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sue was a beautiful, kind person I will miss talking to her. Iknow she had a strong faith...Read More »
30 of 34 | Posted by: Tina Moller - Hampstead, NC

“Hi Carl, I am so sorry to hear about Sue. Please know that you and your family are in our prayers. (Tara Toler and Lillian Toler Knox) ”
31 of 34 | Posted by: Tara Toler - New Bern, NC

“Carl,We are so very sorry for your loss. Sue was a wonderful person and will be missed! You are in our thoughts and prayers. Sheree & Duane Hart ”
32 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“Carl,We send our condolences. Your wife was a beautiful person who will be missed by all who knew her. May God give you strength and comfort during...Read More »
33 of 34 | Posted by: Horst Obermeit - Kenly, NC

“May the God of all comfort, comfort you at this difficult time ”
34 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

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Susan was born on January 16, 1944 and passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2016.

Susan was a resident of Wilmington, North Carolina at the time of passing.

She attending Penn View Mennonite grade school and Christopher Dock High School.

Susan was married to Carl.

The funeral will be held at Andrews Valley Chapel 4108 College Road Wilmington NC 28412 on Thursday December 1 with visitation at 10:00 AM with funeral to follow at 11:00 AM with interment at Oleander Memorial Gardens.