Suzanne M. (Messervey) Dodge
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Marblehead - Suzanne Margaret Messervey Dodge of Marblehead, departed this life surrounded by her family on November 19, 2019. Predeceased by her loving husband David Williamson Dodge of 58 years.
Born in Marblehead, Suzanne was the daughter of the late Margaret Madeleine McNulty Messervey and Ambrose Haskell Messervey of Marblehead. Suzanne was sister to Judy Cross, Michelle Irving and to the late Marcia Buswell and her late brother Ambrose Haskell Messervey.
A loving mother to her son, the late David Dodge Jr., and to her daughters, Susan Dodge and children, Nadine Dodge, husband, Tom Pettit and "DJ" Djibril Diop, Andrea Dodge and children Matthew, Noah, and Catherine Lake, Kathleen Dodge Bingham and children, Benjamin, his wife Jacquelyn Bingham and Hannah Bingham.
Suzanne was loved by the students at Marblehead High School during her employment who affectionately called her "Smiley." She went on to work at the National Grand Bank of Marblehead until her retirement.
Suzanne and her husband David whom she called "Dodge" had a wonderful life together raising their family. She and David spent their golden years summering in Marblehead and winters in Fort Myers, Florida, enjoying their life with family and their many friends. Suzanne and David were two peas in a pod, traveling to Ireland, the coast of Maine, Key West, and cruises with their "PP", Poinsettia Park friends to the Caribbean Islands and Mexico. Suzanne loved being a "Grammy" and had many adventures with her children and seven grandchildren, and most especially their family trip to "OOB" Old Orchard Beach, and the ocean view every summer.
Suzanne took great pride in researching her family tree and Irish ancestry and became an Irish citizen. She and David returned to Ireland every year for 20 years. They were well loved by all the Irish folk they visited every year.
The family welcomes all those who loved Suzanne to the Visiting Hours being held at Murphy's Funeral Home, 85 Federal Street in Salem Ma. on Thursday November 21, 2019 from 4 to 8 p.m. A Graveside Service will be held at Waterside Cemetery in Marblehead, at 10 a.m. November 22, 2019, and reception immediately following the Gerry 5 VFA Club., 210 Beacon Street Marblehead.
Published on November 21, 2019


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Kelly Hancock
Nov 22, 2019
She will be missed, but her memory will live on. She was alway smiling and easy going. She was also eager to gelo the kids at MHS.
Lorraine C. Campbell
Nov 21, 2019
She was a very interesting lady to talk with. She will be greatly missed.
Linda McGrath
Nov 21, 2019
Serene Retreat was purchased for the family of Suzanne M. (Messervey) Dodge by Linda McGrath.  Send flowers
Sumner Friedstein
Nov 21, 2019
I am very sorry for your loss.