Susan Fincannon Seltzer, 63, enjoyed gardening and simple pleasures of life

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Susan Fincannon Seltzer
Susan Fincannon Seltzer

Susan Fincannon Seltzer, 63, of 1850 Farley Drive in Wilmington, went home to be with her Lord Jesus on Friday, June 10, 2016, at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center. Susan was born in Wilmington on March 23, 1953, the daughter of Warlick Temple and Doris Barnes Fincannon.

Susan was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Stephan Seltzer; parents; sister, Janet F. Sirmons; nephew, Jonathan Best; brother-in-law, Wayne Watters; as well as her two companion pets, Spike and Gracie.

She leaves behind two sons, William Dawson (Mandy) and Matthew Dawson (Seresa); grandchildren, Sydney, Madison, Alexis, Tyler, Devin and Grayson Dawson to cherish her memories. She also leaves behind her siblings, Diane Watters, Eddie Fincannon, Peggy Bowker (Tom), Lisa Best, Mark Fincannon, Gary Fincannon, James Fincannon (Joy) and Kelvin Fincannon (Jodi); stepmother, Eunice H. Fincannon; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She leaves her companion dogs, Bennie and Crickett, who brought her much joy and happiness.

Susan was an active member of Freedom Baptist Church of Wilmington; she loved helping others in need and spending time with her church family. She loved to cook, always trying new and interesting recipes. She lived a quiet life, enjoying simple pleasures like gardening, tending to her home and spending time with family and friends.

A celebration of Susan’s life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 18, at Freedom Baptist Church, 802 North College Road, Wilmington, officiated by her Pastor, Dodd Mays. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church prior to services.

Susan’s family would like to take this opportunity to thank the nurses and staff at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and NHRMC for their loving care and support during this time. We also wish to thank all the family and friends who visited Susan, prepared food and held us up with encouraging words, cards and phone calls. Your loving kindness will be long remembered and cherished in our hearts.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial gifts to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation, or the charity of your choice.

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