Susan Eileen Flowers, 69, of Hancock, Md., died Thursday, July 14, 2011, at her home.
Born April 30, 1942, in Pearre, Md., she was the daughter of the late Elmer Perry and Susan Agnes McKnight Appel.
She was an in-home care provider for the elderly.
She was a volunteer for Loaves and Fishes, and had been employed by Sheetz Inc. and Petals n Bows Flower Shop, all in Hancock.
She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church in Hancock.
She is survived by her husband, Robert L. Flowers; one daughter, Kimberly Clark of Clear Spring, Md.; one son, Mark Flowers of Fort White, Fla.; one brother, Kenneth Edward Appel of Solomons, Md.; one sister, Rita Jeanette "Nikki" Carzalho of Brazil; one stepbrother, Irvin Imes of Charleton, Md.; two stepsisters, Ruby Manning of Hancock and Anna Lee White of Maugansville, Md.; four grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Joann Sipes; one sister, Judith Kinney; two brothers, Thomas Wayne Appel and Donald Lee Appel; and one grandson, Randall Sipes.
A memorial service will be Monday, July 18, 2011, at 7:45 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock. The Rev. John Lombardi will be the officiant.
The family will receive friends Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
A memorial Mass will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.
Online condolences will be accepted at www.grovefh.com.