Obituary of Susan R. Sbiroli
Mrs. Susan R. Sbiroli, 75, of Utica, passed away on Wednesday, December 28, 2022, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica, with her loving family by her side.
Susan was born in Utica, on February 12, 1947, the daughter of Edgar and Caroline Schloop. She was raised in Utica, was a graduate of Utica Free Academy and attended Mohawk Valley Community College. At one time, Susan was employed as a Home Health Aide, later with McCraith Beverages, and St. Agnes School and Church, and most recently, with Historic Old St. John’s Church in Utica. In 1981, Susan was united in marriage with Salvatore F. Sbiroli in Clayville, NY, a blessed union of 34 years until Salvatore’s passing in 2015. Susan was an avid reader and enjoyed computer games and crime TV programs.
Mrs. Sbiroli is survived by her son Francis James Horgan of FL; daughter, Diane Sbiroli and Cary Baus of OK; stepchildren, Barbara and James Guarascio of SC, Suzanne and Joe Battista of New Hartford, Anthony and Renee Sbiroli of Marcy and Kelly and Joe Montanaro of Utica; two sisters-in-law, Roseanne Schloop and Judy Schloop both of Utica; a dear friend, Gail Miller of N. Utica, as well as 16 cherished grandchildren, especially Brittany Collard whom she shared a special bond with, numerous adored great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter, Kelly Horgan and three brothers, Lee Schloop, Edward Schloop and Raymond Schloop.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to Susan’s funeral Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, December 31, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. at Historic Old St. John’s Church, 240 Bleecker St., Utica. She will be laid to rest with her beloved husband, on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. in St. Agnes Cemetery, Utica. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Historic Old St. John’s Church, 240 Bleecker St., Utica, NY 13501 or the ASPCA at www.aspca.org, in Susan’s memory.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Susan Sbiroli, please visit Tribute Store