In Memory of



Obituary for Susan Zelenak

Susan Zelenak 81, passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at Oak Hill Manor Nursing Facility in Ithaca.

Born September 20, 1939 in Dearborn, Michigan, she was a daughter of the late Sahag and Ramela Derkavorkian Rapaelian.

A resident of the Ithaca area since 1998, she was employed with Cornell University Dining Services for ten years.

Susan was an avid reader and greatly enjoyed books on tape.

She is survived by her children, Lynette (William) Burda of Freeville, Nadine (Kevin) Everton of Trumansburg, Jennifer Cervera of California and Bryan (Barbara) Grider of Freeville; Her six grandchildren, Sean O'Brien, Andrew O'Brien, Michele Cervera, Ivy Cervera, Aubrey Grider and Iain Grider and her siblings, Genevieve Morris of Huntington, CA and Edward Rapaelian of California.

She was pre-deceased by a brother, Jack Rapaelian.

At this time there are no public services scheduled.