Susan Gibson Schiller 1939-2023

SALEM — Susan Gibson Schiller, 83, passed away Friday, June 9, 2023, at Blossom Nursing Home.

She was born Aug. 2, 1939, in Youngstown to the late William K. and Constance Tice Gibson.

Susan graduated from the Northampton School for Girls before attending Centenary College in Hackettstown, N.J., and Youngstown State University.

She worked at the Salem Public Library for more than 25 years and prior to that, was a receptionist for Dr. Howard Moore. She was a charter member of the Board of AID and sat on the Century House board. Susan also volunteered for the Salem Historical Society and its museum for many years.

Susan married the late Royal Schiller on Aug. 5, 1961, and they had one son, David A. Schiller.

Susan will be remembered by her brother, William K. Gibson Jr. of Poland; sister, Jane Salter of Corvallis, Ore.; and five nieces.

She was preceded in death by her husband, son, parents and one niece.

Visitation will be 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, 2023, at Stark Memorial. A memorial service will immediately follow at 5 p.m., Wednesday.

Burial will take place in Grandview Cemetery.

Memorial donations in Susan’s name can be made to the Salem Public Library, 821 E. State St., Salem, OH 44460; or Salem Historical Society Museum, 208 S. Broadway, Salem, OH 44460.

If unable to attend, join our complimentary “Hugs from Home” program at www.starkmemorial.com/hugs-from-home.

To view Susan’s obituary, send condolences or order flowers, visit www.starkmemorial.com.

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