Susan P. Sazama passed away on May 21, 2023 in Pinehurst, NC.

She was born on February 17, 1925 in San Bruno, California.

Susan was preceded in death by her husband, F. James Sazama and her eldest son, Jim “Skip” Sazama.

She is survived by Charlene Chesney Sazama (Jim’s widow); Gary Sazama (and wife Mary Ann Sazama); Patric Sazama (and wife Nancy Sazama); Robin Sazama Taber (and husband Matthew Taber); Julie Sazama Embrey (and husband Thomas Embrey); Shawn Sazama; Courtney Sazama Young (and husband Stuart Young): Stacey Sazama Berman; Damian Sazama (and wife Kayla Sazama). She is also survived by 24 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

A private service will be held in Pinehurst, NC.

The family would like to extend their utmost gratitude to her caregivers: Judy Horner, Jessica Overton, Elizabeth Sammons and especially Savannah Locklear and Mary Gainey.  We couldn’t have done it without your love, PATIENCE and kindness. The family would also like to thank the staff of FirstHealth Hospice, especially Michelle and Lauren for their compassionate care.  God bless you all.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to FirstHealth Hospice and Palliative Care, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374. 

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Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Pinehurst.

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