Ocean City - Susan Withers Monigle, age 87, died Thursday, January 14, 2021.
Born in Washington DC, she was the daughter of the late Paul Gresham Withers and Georgia Carney Withers. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Arthur Thomas Monigle, grandson Robert Hall Ballard III and two brothers, Paul George and Eugene Floyd Withers.
She is survived by her family, daughter Linda Monigle Guerrieri and her husband, Michael, of Ocean City, and her daughter Susan Monigle Villanova and her husband, Vic,of Harvey, LA. Also surviving are her two grandsons, Patrick Arthur Ballard (and his wife Melissa) and Michael Shaw Guerrieri, Jr. who she loved dearly and brought her much joy. She leaves behind many beloved nieces, nephews and God children.
Susan attended McKinley High School (1951) and treasured her friends and sorority sisters there throughout her life. She attended the University of Maryland and was a member of Kappa Delta Sorority. It was there that she met her husband Art. They both enjoyed the Terrapin Club and became lifetime members of The U of MD Alumni Association. Church was always an important part of Susan's life. If she wasn't in town she "visited" churches where ever she went. She had been a member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Salisbury, MD and became a member of St. Paul's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Ocean City, MD in 1985. She served on the Alter Guild and was involved in many church activities. Susan had many dear friends on the Eastern Shore and enjoyed their friendships. She lived her whole life secure in the knowledge and love of God and her family. She was a much beloved wife, mother and grandmother.
Interment will be in the St. Paul's by-the-Sea columbarium.
A service to celebrate Susan's life will be determined in the future.
In lieu of flowers, a donation in her memory may be made to St. Paul's-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 302 N. Baltimore Ave, Ocean City, MD, 21842.