1201 Main Street - Pittston (Port Griffith), PA 18640

Suzanne M. Alba O'Hara - Viewing Thurs. 10/8

Suzanne M. Alba O'Hara, 58, of Wyoming, passed away on Monday, October 5, 2020, at her home, after a courageous, almost nine year battle with breast cancer. She and her husband, Patrick O'Hara, celebrated their fourth wedding anniversary on July 1, 2020.

Suzanne was raised in Pittston and was a daughter of Charles and Catherine Moss Alba, Pittston. Suzanne was a graduate of Pittston Area High School, Class of 1980; Wilkes College, Class of 1988 and Kings College where she earned her Master's degree. She was a Board Certified Applied Behavior Analyst and was the Associate Clinical Director for Northeast ID Wilkes-Barre Division of Keystone Human Services. She was a member of Parker Hill Church, Wilkes-Barre.

A beloved wife, daughter, sister, aunt, cousin and friend, she truly adored her nieces and nephews. Suzanne was a proud member of a worldwide fellowship that helped influence many people in the Pittston area. Suzanne was an inspiration to so many people in her lifetime and her memory will live on forever.

She is also survived by her stepson, Mark Anthony O'Hara; sisters, Charlene Michalec (Al), Missy Reinhard (Matt) and Stacey Alba; brother, Angelo Alba (Jenn); nieces and nephews: Patrick (Joelle) and Justin Martinelli, Ellie, Kate and Sam Reinhard, Jenna Kaminski, Angelo and Anna Grace Alba; great nephews, Carmine and Alfeo Martinelli.

Relatives and friends may pay their respects Thursday, October 8, 2020 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Baloga Funeral Home, Inc. 1201 Main Street, Pittston, (Port Griffith). Please be aware that CDC guidelines will be in place with masks required and social distancing. Funeral service will follow at 8:00 PM with Pastor Errol Morgan, of Parker Hill Church, Wilkes-Barre, officiating. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Miles for Michael 9 N. Main Street, Pittston, PA 18640.

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From: Cherie

Location: Tewksbury, MA    Date: 2020-10-11

So sorry to hear of Suzie's passing. I will remember her smile and easy going style. Thoughts and prayers are with her dear family and friends.

From: Glenys

Location: Jenkins Twp, PA    Date: 2020-10-09

Rest in peace sweet Suzanne. You were one of the pillars at church. You won't be forgotten.

From: Ray Doran

Location: Pittston, PA    Date: 2020-10-08

So sorry for your loss.

From: Mary Rose Salerno

Location: Duryea, PA    Date: 2020-10-08

So sorry for your loss Patrick. She will be missed

From: Amanda

Location: Clarks Summit, PA    Date: 2020-10-08

Susie was an amazing woman who I always looked forward to talking to & laughing with! I am sending my sympathy & prayers to her friends & family.

From: Matty Martinelli

Location: Hughestown, PA    Date: 2020-10-08

I am so sorry for your loss,she will be truly missed. May she finally rest in peace. I am so sorry to my nephew/Godson Patrick & my nephew Justin in this difficult time.

From: Lisa

Location: Barrett, PA    Date: 2020-10-08

So many great memories of working with you.All the great advice you gave me.God truly takes the best.A true Warrior.Rest in peace Suzie.Much love and respect.

From: Gail

Location: Plymouth, PA    Date: 2020-10-08

Rest in peace Suzanne, You truly touched so many lives for the better. My condolences to the family and friends you left behind.

From: Lisa

Location: Exeter, PA    Date: 2020-10-07

Truly one of the strongest woman I ever had the pleasure of knowing! Rest in peace Suzanne... Fly high with the Lord.

From: Carmella Sebastian

Location: Tampa, FL    Date: 2020-10-07

So many memories. She was so lovely, generous and kind. From childhood sleepovers to helping my mom when she was aging and ill, Suzie was a wonderful friend and sweet angel. My condolences to all who loved her

From: Missy Roberto

Location: South Abington township, PA    Date: 2020-10-07

I am so sorry for the loss of this beautiful woman! God Bless you Patrick and your family. Rest in peace Suzie until we meet again <3

From: Michael Alba

Location: Dallas, PA    Date: 2020-10-07

Thoughts, prayers and sincere condolences.

From: Louise Starzec

Location: Avoca , PA    Date: 2020-10-07

Charlene so sorry to hear the passing of Suzanne prayers are with you with and your family

From: Marty Reynolds

Location: Harding, PA    Date: 2020-10-07

I'm so sorry for your troubles Pat. God bless!

From: Arthur Walton

Location: Wilkes Barre, PA    Date: 2020-10-07

I had the honor to know Suzanne, and we have all lost a true, and uniquely compassionate person. She will be sorely missed. Arthur & Sandra Walton

From: Gene English

Location: Kingston, PA    Date: 2020-10-07

Sorry for your loss Patrick

From: Michele Wagner

Location: Centennial, CO    Date: 2020-10-07

My Sincerest condolences to her husband Patrick, her family and all of her many, many friends. Her smile was infectious and her willingness and selflessness in helping others are her legacy. Rest In Peace my friend. See you on the other side. Love you.

From: David Murman

Location: Hughestown , PA    Date: 2020-10-07

Deeply sad, and wishes go out to Patrick and rest of the family.

From: Linda Ungvarsky

Location: Pittston , PA    Date: 2020-10-07

My condolences to Patrick and all family and friends prayers, love,and hugs.may you Rest In Peace sweet angel

From: Sam and Barbara Alba

Location: Forty fort, PA    Date: 2020-10-07

We are so very sorry to here about , your loss .Our love and many prayers are with you and all your fa.ily members. Heave gain another Angel. RIP Susan

From: Steve and Nancy Reinhard

Location: Denver , CO    Date: 2020-10-06

Our deepest condolences during this difficult time. Please know that we are keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Nancy and Steve

From: Sam Alba

Location: Pittston Twp, PA    Date: 2020-10-06

We are deeply saddened to hear about the loss of Suzie,our heartfelt sympathy to the family. Love Sam & Linda

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