Barbara Jean Suyak, Age 73 of Manistee died Thursday, April 2, 2020 at her home.
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She was born on June 24, 1946 in Detroit, Michigan. She was a graduate of Our Lady of Lourdes High School in River Rouge, Michigan. On November 21, 1964 she married John R. Suyak at Christ the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Lincoln Park, MI.
Barbara Jean was a member of Saint Mary’s of Mount Carmel Shrine where she was a member of the St. Mary’s Altar Society. A full time homemaker, her interests included gardening, reading, cooking, trips to the casino, and enjoying her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband; John Suyak, daughters; Karen Czarniowski and Suzanne Todd, sons; John Suyak & Eric Suyak, grandchildren; Rocco & Jessica Calipari, Heather & Mark Hutnick, Ryan & Ashley Czarniowski, Joshua & Natalie Czarniowski, Erica & Zack Barrett, John Suyak III, Victoria Suyak, Connor Suyak, Taryn Suyak, Olivia Suyak, & Isabel Suyak, great grandchildren; Owen & Aria Hutnick, and Ivin Czarniowski, siblings; James & Irene Speir, Gary & Kathy Gray, Mary & James Vajen, Raymond & Margie Pelon, and Tim & Theresa Speir, and many nephews, nieces, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; James & Anne Speir, in-laws; William & Helen Suyak, granddaughter; Julianna Czarniowski, son-in-law; Jeffrey Todd, and brothers-in-law; Alex Suyak and Joseph Bongiorno.
Services will be announced at a later date due to Covid-19.
Special thanks to Hospice of Michigan and Lori, RN, Dr. Charles VandenBerg and Staff for their assistance and help keeping her comfortable through her difficult time
Please visit Barbara Jean Suyak’s personal page of memories at www.oakgrove.fh.com. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Manistee.