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Shirley "Sue" Demarco

March 23, 1957 — October 22, 2021

Shirley Ann “Sue” DeMarco, of Brookfield, Ohio, passed from this life on Friday, October 22, 2021, while a patient at O’Brien’s Memorial Nursing Home, Masury, Ohio, following a long struggle with chronic pain. She was 64.

Sue was born March 23, 1957, in Sharon, Pennsylvania, a daughter to William J. and Ruth E. (Diefenderfer) DeMarco.

Her education consisted of graduating from Brookfield High School in 1975, receiving an associate’s degree in Electronic Technology from ETI Technical College, Niles, Ohio, and culminating with obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Criminology at Youngstown State University.

She had worked at a variety of places early on and eventually became an Electronic Researcher for Fermilab, a particle physics and accelerator laboratory, located in Aurora, Illinois. However, due to her deteriorating health, Sue was no longer able to perform her duties.

In her spare time, she enjoyed being creative with colored pencils, the companionship of her dog, Emma, and traveling with her Mom. In addition, Sue was an avid Chicago Bears fan.

Survivors include: her brother, Tom & Rose DeMarco, of Brookfield; her nephews, Dr. William & Susana DeMarco, of El Paso, Texas, Anthony & Kaitlin DeMarco, of Burghill, Ohio, and Michael DeMarco, of Brookfield; her great-niece, Josephine DeMarco; and numerous cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

In accordance with her wishes, no calling hours or services will be held.

She will be laid to rest with her family in the Brookfield Township Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be left for her family at

As suggested by her family, contributions can be made to the Animal Welfare League, 812 Youngstown-Kingsville Rd., Vienna, Ohio 44473.

Coordination of this tribute for Sue was presented by Daniel Briceland, Owner & Director of Briceland Funeral Service, LLC, Brookfield. (330-509-3135)

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