Suzanne M. Petro-Rybicki was born on November 11, 1941, and raised in Gary, IN and resided in Sauk Village, IL. She was a District Administrator for Western and Southern Life Insurance Company for over 35 years. She was dedicated to helping those around her, and was known for her ability to make others laugh, the pride she had in her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, as well ability to befriend people wherever she went.
Suzanne passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 4, 2023, with her son and daughter by her side. She is preceded in death by her parents, Simon and Arlene Petro, her and sister, Elizabeth Klebofski.
She is survived by her brothers Thomas (Paulette) Petro and Charles Petro, her daughter, Deborah (Kenneth) Rattunde, her son, Thomas J.(Jill) Rybicki, her five grandchildren, Michael (Jordan) Strouse, Tiffany (Kenneth) Hufnagle, Michelle Rybicki, Samantha Rybicki, and Marissa Rybicki, and her best friend, Viola (Adan) Galvan, her great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. A memorial service will be held Sunday, October 8, 2023, from 3 PM – 7 PM and the funeral will take place Monday, October 9, 2023, at 10 AM at Rendina Funeral Home at 5100 Cleveland St. Gary, IN.