January 25, 1944 - August 23, 2014
Susan Gardner of Rockwall Texas and OKC, Oklahoma, 70, was born January 25, 1944 in Brooklyn New York to Alexander and Faye Wilder.
She graduated from Tilden High School and was working for the Social Security Administration when she met the love of her life, Jerry Gardner. When she was 18 years old they eloped and settled in Canarsie until they moved to Long Island. In 1978 Susan moved to Texas with Jerry and their 3 kids Brian, Dawn, and Jennifer. In 1988 Susan and Jerry moved to OKC and for the last 9 years have split their time between Rockwall and OKC. Susan volunteered her entire life for the Community, Social Services, Religious Organizations, and Local Hospitals. She loved her family, her extended family and especially her grandchildren. She loved shopping and spending special times watching her grandchildren in their various activities.
She is survived by her husband Jerry, her children, Brian, Dawn, and Jennifer, her daughter in law Robin, her son in law, Robert, her grandchildren Justin, Alexis, Devin, and Cory, her sister Doreen, her nephews and their families, and her furry children Louis, Rosie, and Duke.
She was predeceased by her parents and her brother Michael.
The service will be held Thursday August 28th at 11:00 at Congregation Beth Shalom, 1212 Thannisch Drive, Arlington, TX 76011 Ph# 817-860-5448.
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