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Susan Mata

July 17, 1970 — October 16, 2016

Susan Mata

Susan Mata, (Susie Q), 46 passed away surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at Samaritan Hospital.

Susan was born in Schenectady and raised in Troy, she graduated from Lansingburgh High School.

She loved reading, listening to music, cooking and fall was her favorite time of the year. Susan worked for Lowe’s in Latham for many years.

She is survived by her loving husband Rodney Mata, her beloved parents Linda and Frank Plath, her siblings Peggy (Tony) Kristich, Ray Rhodes, Laurie Plath, Frank Plath IV, Joe (Wendy) Rhodes, Leah Rhodes, Marcie (Ed) Vohnoutka. Her stepsons Brant Cheramie and Cayde Mata also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 9:00 am on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home, corner of 109th Street and Third Avenue, Lansingburgh. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery.  Family and friends may call from 4:00 to 7:00 pm on Friday, October 21, 2016 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers if desired donations may be made to to help with Susie Q’s medical expenses.  Please visit

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