Obituary: Martha Suchodolski |

Obituary: Martha Suchodolski

Visitation for family and friends of Martha E. Suchodolski of Grass Valley will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at the Nevada City chapel of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary. A rosary will follow at 7 p.m.

A Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Grass Valley. Burial will be at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in Grass Valley.

Mrs. Suchodolski died Monday, March 18, in Grass Valley. She was 89.

She was born July 15, 1912, in Edwardsville, Pa., to Dominick and Agnes Shusta. She married Edward A. Suchodolski on Feb. 7, 1932.

She was a homemaker. She had lived in Grass Valley since 1944. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, cooking, stamp collecting and crossword puzzles, and was an avid reader.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Bernadine and Carlos Astesana of Grass Valley; daughter Joan Harris of Susanville; sisters Victoria Grafje of New Jersey and Jean Kotchick and Florence Krulewski, both of Pennsylvania; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1980; son, Dominick Suchodolski in 1933; grandsons David J. Astesana in 1962, Edward E. Harris in 1987 and John A. Harris in 1987; and 10 brothers and sisters.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mount St. Mary’s Catholic School Scholarship Fund.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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