2015-02-06 / Obituaries

Suzanne Shields

Suzanne Marie Shields, 48 years, a resident of Garrison Oaks Drive, Kennebunk, died unexpectedly at her residence on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.

Suzanne was born Dec. 13, 1966 in Charleston, South Carolina, a daughter of J. Michael and Joan E. (Williams) Shields and is a graduate of UConn in Waterbury, Connecuticut with a nursing degree.

Suzanne worked at Southern Maine Health Care as a triage nurse as well as Internal Medicine, Old Orchard Beach office. She was an avid reader and enjoyed spending time at Parsons Beach in Kennebunk. She loved her two dogs Sandy and Abby.

Suzanne is survived by her children, Austin J. Fuchs and Kaleigh A. Fuchs, both of Kennebunk; her father, J. Michael Shields and step mother Linda of Orchid, Florida; her mother Joan Shields of North Palm Beach, Florida; a sister, Michelle Huhn of North Palm Beach, Florida; her former husband, Ian Fuchs, of Manchester, New Hampshire, and her former parents-in-law, Stanley and Patricia Fuchs of East Waterboro, Maine.

There will be no visiting hours.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, Feb. 2, 2015 at Holy Spirit Parish – St. Martha’s Church, Portland Road, Kennebunk. Interment will be at Hope Cemetery in Kennebunk in the spring.

Should friends desire, donations in Suzanne’s memory can be made to: The Animal Welfare Society, PO Box 43, West Kennebunk, ME 04094 or to American Diabetes Association, 10 Speen Street 2nd Floor Framingham, Massachusetts, 01701.

Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel.

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