Suann Katherine Grear

January 24, 1941 ~ November 13, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old


Our mother, Suann Katherine Grear, 82 of Zanesville passed away after a long, full life at 1:51 P.M. Monday, November 13, 2023 at the Cedar Hill Care Center. She was very loved & will be missed terribly.

She was born January 24, 1941 in Zanesville, Ohio the daughter of Clarence Hupp and Mary Arnold Hupp.

Suann was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, was employed at Good Samaritan Medical Center for several years and also helped her husband in his business, Reg Grear Real Estate & Appraisals. She enjoyed cooking & decorating and was especially devoted to her family & grandchildren.

She is survived by two daughters; Julie (Hank) Thoben & Cathy (Michael) Freriks; three grandchildren, Ian, Maria & Litzi Thoben; and two nieces, Kris Gutierrez & Penny Kopp.

Suann was preceded in death by her husband, Reginald Lee Grear; a sister, Rita King and a brother, Clarence Hupp Jr.

There will be no public services and In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Genesis Hospice, 713 Forest Avenue Zanesville, Ohio 43701.

“When you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.”

The family would like to thank Cedar Hill Nursing Care and Genesis Hospice for their loving care.

The Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave. Zanesville is in charge of the arrangements. To share memories and condolences with Suann’s family please click the Tribute Wall tab on this page.  

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Mt. Olive Cemetery
East Pike
Zanesville, OH 43701


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