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Mrs. Suzanne Marie Preiss, 59, of Fayetteville, GA peacefully passed from this life on October 7, 2023.
Suzanne was born May 27, 1964, in Stamford, CT to William and Kathleen Hagan. She grew up in Stamford alongside her parents and four siblings. Suzanne graduated high school in 1982 and went on to attend college in Florida. She received her undergraduate from Jacksonville University and her master’s degree at the University of West Georgia.
Suzanne met Stephan, her classmate and one true love, while attending Jacksonville University. The couple were wed in 1990 and had a son and daughter, completing their perfect family. In 1996 the family moved from Clearwater, FL to their forever home in Fayetteville, GA. Suzanne went to work at Burch Elementary School as a Media Specialist. She was in the Media Center at Burch Elementary for 21 years. Suzanne loved books and loved sharing her passion for reading with young children.
Suzy Q loved camping, visiting their lake house in Alabama, paddleboarding, and going to the beach. She was also a globetrotter, from seeing Michael Bublé in Dublin, Ireland to going on an Alaskan cruise, and traveling around Spain. Susanne was lucky enough to travel the world in her last years of life.
Suzy Q was a loving wife and a wonderful mother. She was always thoughtful and constantly encouraged everyone around her to be kind. She was funny, considerate, and very adventurous. Her friends and family will miss her terribly.
Suzanne was preceded in death by her parents: William and Kathleen Hagan; brother: Billy Hagan; and sister: Sandy Hagan. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 33 years: Stephan Preiss; her son: Andrew Preiss and girlfriend Nikki Keo; daughter: Sara Caveda and husband Gabe Caveda; sisters: Judy Hagan of Post Falls, ID, and
Michele Hagan of Standish, ME; parents-in-law: Karin and Roland Preiss and her fur babies: Benji, Larcy, and Pepper.
Suzanne’s family will hold a private Celebration of Life at a later date to honor her.
The Preiss family is being assisted by Georgia Cremation of Fayetteville, 1086 Hwy 54 W, Fayetteville, GA 30214. Messages of condolence may be left at www.georgiacremation.com.