Suzanne Marie Shearer
March 9, 1966 – May 31, 2019
Suzanne Shearer – Suzy – passed away in her home on May 31st at the age of 53.
Suzy is survived by her daughters, Whitney Kivett and Lindsey Shearer; her siblings Mark and Michelle Nelson, and her granddaughter Mollie Kivett. She is preceded in death by her son, Tyler Shearer; her parents Peggy Jo Carter and Mark Nelson; and her grandparents, Jerry & Mary Nelson.
Suzy was born on March 9th, 1966 in Portland, OR to Peggy Jo Carter and Mark Nelson. She graduated from David Douglas High School in 1984. She was married for 18 years and welcomed two beautiful girls, Whitney Morgan Kivett & Lindsey Allison Shearer, into the world after losing her first-born child, Tyler Alan Shearer.
Suzy was an athlete growing up and coached her daughters in softball and basketball. She worked as a bus driver and began her career with Oregon City School District. She currently worked for Tri-Met in Portland where she has made many friends with her colleagues over the last 10+ years. Suzy was passionate about her career and enjoyed the day-to-day interactions with her customers.
There will not be a formal service. Suzy will be cremated and placed at Mt. View Cemetery in Oregon City in the Cascade Memorial Garden on Wednesday, June 12th, 2019. Her daughters would like to thank her neighbors and colleagues for the friendships they shared with their mother over the years. She will be greatly missed.