Suzanne Schlegel, age 57, passed away peacefully on June 12th at INOVA Fairfax Hospital after battling a severe illness. Known to her family and friends as Suzie, she was born in Washington DC on April 17, 1962 and grew up in Great Falls, VA along with her surviving siblings, Dianne Capilongo (Christopher) of Leesburg, Steven Schlegel of Mineral, VA and Robert Schlegel of Leesburg. She also leaves behind a nephew, Edwin Chamblin (Kimberly) and two nieces, Amelia and Katherine Capilongo. Suzanne was predeceased by her parents Donald D. Schlegel and Kay Updike Schlegel. Suzanne was a very special and truly dedicated caretaker all of her life. After graduating from college she worked as a middle school special education teacher for the City of Alexandria. Following this position, she worked for over ten years in the County of Loudoun's MHSADS. Suzanne will be missed by her family and friends. A graveside ceremony and burial will be held at 11 AM on July 18th at Arnon Cemetery in Great Falls, VA with Pastor Livingstone Dore of Great Falls United Methodist Church, where Suzanne maintained her membership, conducting the service.