Susan Sartarelli 1952-2013

MADRID, Spain – Susan Sartarelli, 60, formerly of Warren, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013.

Susan was born May 3, 1952, in Rome, Italy, the daughter of Corrado Sartarelli and Anna Sartarelli Deutsch, and spent a significant part of her childhood and adolescence in Warren.

Susan graduated from Howland High School in 1970 and holds degrees from Denison University and the University of Iowa. In 1994, she moved to Madrid from Rome, where she had been living for six years.

An accomplished artist and painter, Susan had multiple shows of her original works in such European cities as Rome, Venice and Madrid, as well as at the Trumbull Art Gallery in Warren. A number of her paintings were acquired as well by local institutions and collectors, including Trumbull Memorial Hospital.

She leaves behind an 18-year-old son, Alessandro, and his father, Edward Atkinson; her mother; and three brothers, Stephen of France, Paul of Kent and Robert of Cincinnati.

Susan was preceded in death by her father.

A memorial gathering was held for Susan in Madrid.

Arrangements were handled by Tanatorio Crematorio El Escorial in Madrid.

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