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Feb 11, 2008

Suzanne S. Lessler -- 8 Feb 2008

A tremendous loss for all of us.  Please join me in holding her family in the Light: husband Brad and their three young daughters.

Obituary notice from 13 February:

Suzanne Catherine Stephens Lessler, 44 of Chapel Hill, passed from this life into the eternal on February 8, 2008. Suzanne has been the loving wife of Brad Alan Lessler since June, 1992 and the devoted mother of Allena Suzanne (11), Rebecca Addison (9), and Sofia Grace (5).

The fifth daughter of John Francis Stephens (departed) and Mary Ann Tomlinson Stephens Grimes of Lexington, North Carolina, Suzanne was born October 28, 1963 in White Plains, NY. Suzanne moved to Lexington, NC with her family, where she attended Lexington Senior High. Suzanne graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and was a Physical Therapist at Duke University Medical Center since 1993. Suzanne loved water sports, traveling, gardening, skiing, cycling and making special memories with her family and friends. Suzanne is the treasured sister of Marilyn Stephens Edwards, Virginia Stephens Baker, Elizabeth Stephens Visnic, and Louise Stephens Cain.

A memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 16, 2008 at the Eno River Unitarian Fellowship in Durham. A reception will follow.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Heifer International or Water Partners International.  Arrangements are under the care of Griffin Funeral Service of Pittsboro.

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Phil, I am sorry for the loss of your friend, and am thinking strong thoughts for her family.

Posted by: Lisa | Feb 11, 2008 11:45:14 PM

My Aunt Suzanne Stephens Lessler was my hero and such a great loss.

Posted by: Olivia | Apr 10, 2008 8:48:59 PM