Susan J. Ernst, 78, of \nZelienople, Pennsylvania, passed away on January 22, \n2022, at the Passavant Community. \n\nShe was born June 19, 1943, in Pittsburgh, \nPennsylvania to the late Clarence "Hammy" Hamill and \nthe late June Hatherill Hamill. \n\nSusan graduated from Butler Area High School. She \nworked as a Freelance Abstractor. Susan enjoyed \nreading, traveling, and football having loved the \nSteelers. She loved spending time with family and \nfriends, especially her grandchildren.\n\nSusan is survived by her daughter, S. Jonee (Chuck) \nErnst-Mascellino of Evans City, PA; son, Derek Chad \n(Rita) Ernst of Denver, CO; five grandchildren, \nDylan Mascellino, Ariana Mascellino, Alec Mascellino, \nGabe Davis, Arabella Ernst; one brother; and nieces \nand nephews. \n\nIn addition to her parents, she was preceded in \ndeath by her husband, John E. Ernst, who she married \non April 24, 1964, and who passed away on August 19, \n2016; and one brother.\n\nFriends will be received Tuesday, January 25, 2022, \n2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Thompson - \nMiller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street \nButler, PA.\n\nFuneral services will be held on Wednesday, January \n26, 2022, 11:00 am at the Thompson-Miller Funeral \nHome Inc., 124 East North St. Butler, PA, with \nPastor Darren Bowers of Northway Christian Church, \nofficiating.\n\nBurial will take place in the Greenlawn Burial \nEstates.\n\nMemorials are suggested to the Leukemia and Lymphoma \nSociety, please address as follows: LLS - Eastern \nGreat Lakes, P.O. Box 22488, New York, NY \n10087-2488.