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Susan T. Lutz

Obituary for Susan T. Lutz

February 13, 1950 - June 30, 2021
Glenside, Pennsylvania | Age 71


Susan T. Lutz, of Glenside, passed away at her home on Wednesday morning, June 30, 2021. She was 71 years old. Susan was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on February 13, 1950 to the late Gabriel and Dorothy (née Lauersen) Tonnessen. She was the wife of the Rev. Ronald E. Lutz. They shared 48 years of marriage. Susan grew up in Fanwood, New Jersey. She graduated from Penn State University where she majored in English and Journalism. She worked for a daily newspaper in New Jersey before getting married. Over the years she worked as an editor for a number of Christian companies and publishers, including Great Commission Publications, Eternity magazine, and the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation. She also worked as a counselor at CCEF for a number of years. In addition, she was a leader of the Women's Bible Study at New Life Presbyterian Church in Dresher for about 30 years, and mentored many women. In recent years she did pastoral care with a number of overseas missionaries with her husband.

Along with her husband, Susan is survived by her sons: Stephen G. Lutz and his wife Jessica, David R. Lutz and his wife Lisa, Benjamin D. Lutz and his fiance Jared Denisco, her grandchildren: Samuel, Micah, Abigail, Emily, Andrew, and her sister Joan Burnette.

A memorial service for Susan will be held at New Life Presbyterian Church, 2015 S. Limekiln Pike, Dresher, PA 19025 on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family invites donations in Susan Lutz's honor to the Missionary Care Ministry of Serge. For giving online, go to, push the "give" button, and then "give to an unlisted missionary." Enter 19000 as the designation number and complete the info as asked. For checks, indicate "Sue Lutz Honor" and send to:

Donations Processing Center
PO Box 96900
Washington, DC 20090-6900

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