was called home by God on April 16, 2016. She was born in Bayonne to the late Bertha E. Kyle and William R. Johnson Sr. In 1962, Suzzanne Kyle was married to Waverly S. Giles and to this union, two children were born. Suzzanne was a Graduate of Bayonne High School and later Rutgers University. She worked for the Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation (BEOF) where she was involved with organizing community outreach and summer activities for the children in the local area. She then left BEOF to work for the Bayonne Housing Authority as a Program Coordinator. Suzzanne also organized other tenant councils throughout other Bayonne Housing Authority Communities. In 1985, Suzzanne married William J. Rhodes and moved to Newark, where she continued her career in Property Management. Suzzanne was predeceased by her grandmother Lettie Townes-Johnson, her father William R. Johnson Sr., her mother Bertha E. Kyle, her brother William “Snookie” Johnson, Jr., and nephew Matthew V. Johnson Jr. She leaves behind, her husband, William J. Rhodes, her children Kyle-Anthony Giles, Lesley-Michele Giles, Kim Pankey, Gabrielle-Antonette Mangine-Giles, and Joy McClendon, her grandchildren Leatrice Knox, Nicholas Rhodes, Kerry Pankey, Zachary Thurmond, Jennifer Thurmond, Natassja Rhodes, Quaiara Rhodes, Darchelle Johnson, Darnel Johnson, Daisha Johnson and Rafael Pabon. She also leaves behind 10 great-grandchildren, her sister Patricia Jack, her brother Matthew V. Johnson Sr. as well as 4 nieces and 2 nephews. Funeral arrangements by G. KEENEN O’BRIEN Funeral Home, 984 Avenue C.

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