Susan Eleanor Andre, 70, of
Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on June 18, 2021
at Concordia Lutheran Home in Cabot..
She was born August 5, 1950 in Butler, Pennsylvania
to the late Clarence Andre and the late Eleanor
Susan attended Butler High School graduating in
1968. She then attended Butler County Community
College, earning her Associated Degree in Applied
Science. Susan relocated to Reston, Virginia near
Washington, D.C, where she joined the U.S.
Department of Treasury, achieving a Senior Level
position as a Computer Analyst for Personnel Payroll
in the Office of Thrift Supervision. Since her
retirement in 2005, Susan divided her time between
Reston and Butler, rejoining old friends and making
Her lifelong interests included music, film,
spiritual philosophy, sewing, quilting, politics and
all things feline. Her loving association with her
cat companions stimulated her interest in animal
welfare and charity work. Susan's profound
generosity toward the Butler County Humane Society
largely enabled the extensive renovation of the
Feline Wing at their Connoquenessing facility.
As a talented seamstress, she was dedicated to her
craft, continually creating. She delighted family
and friends with gifts of her beautiful quilt work,
all intricately fashioned and flawlessly executed.
Reaching out beyond her community, Susan applied her
talents as a "Blanketeer" creating and donating
dozen of handmade blankets and pillow cases to
Project Linus, a national, non-profit organization
providing comfort to seriously ill children.
Susan is survived by many cousins.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in
death by her grandparents Ray and Ruth Andre and
Donald and Pearl McKnight.
With kindness and generosity, she leaves the legacy
of her art; and other philanthropy towards animal
welfare, the environment, the human spirit and
intellect; improving life in Butler Community.
A special note of appreciation to the Schwalm Hall
Staff at Concordia.
A private memorial service and burial will be held.
Memorials are suggested to the Butler County Humane
Society, 1015 Evans City Road, Renfrew, PA 16053,
Camp Lutherlyn, P.O. Box 355, Prospect, PA 16052.
Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, Inc, 124 East North
Street is assisting the family.