Susan and husband Tom bought their home in Sun City Grand in 2005 and became full time residents in 2014, shortly before joining Spirit of Grace. Born in Carmichaels, PA, a very rural town in Southwestern Pennsylvania, she grew up and attended a Presbyterian Church when she was a child. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church and attended vacation bible school and was also a member of the junior and adult choir until she left for college. Susan moved to the Eastern Shore of Maryland and pursued a brief career in teaching. When she and Tom married, she left teaching and pursued careers in mortgage banking, marine electronics sales, and was a licensed real estate agent. They lived in seven different homes which she and Tom renovated for themselves and two were new builds. Once in Grand, Susan worked part time in sales and customer service in the Granite Falls Pro Shop until she decided that she wanted to get her Arizona Real Estate License in September of 2017 and is a Realtor with Coldwell Banker in Sun City Grand. Susan is also a golfer and a Member of the Sun City Grand Ladies 18 Hole Golf Association. She is a member of the Spirit of Grace choir and sings with them during the summer months. She has found that the congregation of Spirit of Grace to be warm, welcoming, open and is blessed to have found this wonderful and endearing church.