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Suzanne R. Martin

November 28, 1941 — February 8, 2024

Suzanne (Rolston) Martin, 82, formerly of New Kensington, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 8, 2024 .She was born to Donald M. Rolston and his wife, Freda P. Westlake in Natrona Heights on November 28, 1941.  She graduated from Har-Brack High School in 1959 and from Point Park Junior College with an Associate of Science degree in 1964.  Suzanne worked for the Office of The Army Surgeon General and Army Provost Marshal General in Washington, D.C. from 1964-1974.  During her time with The Army Surgeon General she was on loan to The Warren Commission which investigated the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.  During her tenure with The Provost Marshal General, she developed the first word processing center for the Department of the Army.  She returned to Natrona Heights in 1974 and worked for the Director of Central Blood Bank until 1976 and then worked for Dr. Roger K. Johnson from 1981-1991.  Suzanne was, at one time, Treasurer of Business and Professional Women, Treasurer, Pine Run Presbyterian Church, past Deacon at Natrona Heights Presbyterian Church and Grace Community Presbyterian Church, and past Teller of Pinecrest Condominium Association.  

Suzanne is survived by her husband, Ronald G. Martin, of Scottdale, and a dear niece Suzanne Rourke Smith and family of Eagle River, Alaska.    In addition to her parents, Suzanne was preceded in death by her sister, Carolyn Rolston Rourke.  

Services and burial for Suzanne will be private.  Arrangements are under the care of the Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home, Inc., Natrona Heights 724-224-8688.  Contributions in memory of Suzanne may be made to the Hospice of Anchorage, 2612 East Northern Lights Blvd., Anchorage, AK.  99508 or to Animal Protectors of Allegheny Valley, 730 Church Street, New Kensington, PA.  15068.  To send an online condolence please visit

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