Suzzette (Mucha) Wright-Mehringer, 77, of Lorain, Ohio, died Sunday, March 11, 2007, in New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph, Lorain.
She was born June 7, 1929, in Fort William, Ontario, moving to Lorain in 1947 from Hamilton, Ontario. She attended Parks Business College in Hamilton. Suzzette was a waitress for 37 years. She waitressed at Sawmill Creek from 1972-77, Aquamarine from 1977-78 and at McGarvey's, 22 years prior to Sawmill Creek. She was also a part-time waitress at Castle on the Lake and Elyria Coiuntry Club.
She was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church. Suzette was elected to be the first chief union stewardess for the waitress union at Sawmill Creek. She was also a member of VFW 1079, Elyria, AMVETS auxiliary and Moose auxiliary.
She is survived by her husband of seven years, Charles Mehringer of Lorain; daughters, Susan Rosemary (Gulett) Horvath of Clement, Fla. Sandra Joan (Gulett) Kordupel of Berlin Heights, and Kathleen E. (Gulett) Musselman of East Pearl Pa.; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Andy Mucha of Wellington, Ohio, and sister, Mary Murphy of Lorain.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Wright in 1995; parents, Andi and Suzzanna (Zudel) Mucha; sisters, Helen Kuehn in 1970, and Irene Pasternak in 1983; two sons-in-law, William "Bonzo" Hines in 1973 and William R. Horvath.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday in Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Ave., Lorain. Services will be 10 a.m. in First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 603 Washington Ave., Lorain, with The Rev. Linwood H. Chamberlain Jr., will officiate. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to dovinfuneralhome.com.