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“Dear Norman, My heart is heavy with sorrow after reading about Suzanne's death. Please accept my deepest sympathy. Dorothy Goode Kaffel ”
1 of 22 | Posted by: Dorothy Goode Kaffel - Candia, NH

“To the Imondi Hebert Families, Suzanne was a friend of mine for many years growing up in Goffstown, NH. She had such a beautiful soul, even as a...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Jennifer Lamy Wyman - Bedford, NH

“David, Grace, Dominic, the Hebert & the Imondi families, We are forever changed by Suzanne's love and for that we are grateful. How lucky were we...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Mark, Susan, Elliot, Ethan & Owen Bushman - CT

“Dear Hebert family, I wanted to share the condolences of the entire Smith family (from Pinecrest Drive, Goffstown) who had the opportunity to...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: Michael Smith - Portland, ME

“To both the Hebert and Imondi families, My deepest sympathies for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you always. ”
5 of 22 | Posted by: Stephen Crotty - Hollywood, FL

“Dominic, Grace and David - Suzanne's loving nature shows through all of you. Your devotion to each other shines through all of this temporary state...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Davis Family - Manchester, CT

“Dear Grace, I`m very sorry for your moms death.She was awesome to talk to at the girl scout meetings and she was always smiling everytime I saw...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Olivia LaRosa - South Windsor, CT

“Suzanne and I sang together in the alto section of South Windsor Community Chorus. She was a great gal and I’m glad to have known her. My...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Valerie Marinucci - South Windsor, CT

“Lee and I want to express our deepest sympathy for you and your family- our thoughts and prayers are with you all. While we didn't know Suzanne well,...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Ellen Blair - West Hartford, CT

“Dear Dave, Grace, Dominic, and your entire family, Suzanne carried a light within her, that was evident to me from the first time I met her. And it...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Erica Nierendorf-Petitti - CT

“To the Imondi Hebert family -- our hearts go out to all of you... Although we didn't know you all that long Dominic and my son Alex got to be such...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: Valerie Vetere - Manchester, CT

“To the Imondi Family, The Halligan and Cooper families send their deepest condolences for your loss. Suzanne will always be an inspiration to...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Beth Halligan - south windsor, CT

“Dave My heart is filled with sadness for you and your family. You and Suzanne were soul mates and your love for each other was as obvious 20 plus...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Dora Sudarsky - Burlington, VT

“Suzanne was an inspiration to many, a warm soul with a tenacious spirit. With diplomacy, compassion, sensitivity and brilliance, Suzanne pushed for...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Joani Gudeman - Chicago, IL

“So many wonderful words can be written about you and your family. However, the best that I can come up with are, The world is a much better place...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Paul Miller - Wallingford, CT

“David, My deepest sympathy and condolences to you and all your family.I did nt know her well but always heard wonderful things about her.Will keep...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: virginia ronci - cranston, RI

“My heart aches for you and your children. Thinking of you at this time. ”
17 of 22 | Posted by: Leora Berns - Avon, CT

“Suzanne was a wonderful person. I believe she touched the lives of everyone she met. She will always have a special place in my heart. My thoughts...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Lisa (Levasseur) Roy - New Boston, NH

“Suz's obituary was written with such love and respect and seems to capture her so well. She was the most graceful human being I have ever known and...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Kate Viret - Mountain View, CA

“When I think of Suz, the words strength, bravery and true goodness come to mind. We wil miss you terribly but will hold you forever in our hearts. My...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Donna Lazar - Wakefield , MA

“Drew and I send our love and prayers to David, Grace, Dominic, and the family. Suzanne brought so much happiness, fun, and love into David's life...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: Tammy Boecher - Dedham, MA

“Suzanne was like the sister that I never had. She was the strongest person I know. She never complained about the many surgeries and treatments she...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Lynn Imondi Tramonti - RI


It is with immense sadness that the family of Dr. Suzanne Hebert Imondi announces her passing on May 30, 2012, after a seven-year battle with breast cancer. She was 47 years old. Her life, though cut too short, was filled with love, kindness and an incredible quiet strength. She leaves behind her devoted husband of almost 20 years, Dr. David M. Imondi and her beloved children, Grace (age 11) and Dominic (age 9). Dr. Hebert Imondi was born in Corning, NY on April 25, 1965 to Dr. Normand Hebert and the late Therese Hebert. She was raised in Goffstown, NH. Dr. Hebert Imondi was a graduate of Goffstown High School. She received AB in Biology from Smith College in 1987 and a Doctorate of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry in 1991. She was a staff optometrist with Medical West Eye Associates in Chicopee, MA and later with Surgical and Medical Eye Associates of Manchester, CT. After being diagnosed with Stage Four Breast Cancer in 2004, Dr. Hebert Imondi left her profession and focused on advocacy and education for fellow patients with metastatic breast cancer. She became vice president of Metastatic Breast Cancer Network, a national patient advocacy group dedicated to the unique concerns of patients living with metastatic breast cancer. Her valiant battle with cancer and her national accomplishments in cancer advocacy have been featured in the New York Times, ABC Nightly News, Wall Street Journal and Cancer Today magazine. She was the winner of the 2011 National Ladies Home Journal Power of Ten Award, which recognizes women who have made a difference in their community. In addition, she was a volunteer at St. James School in Manchester and was the St. James School HSA secretary. In addition to her husband and children, Dr. Hebert Imondi leaves her father, Dr. Normand C. Hebert, her sister Michele Becker and her husband Dr. Gil Becker, brothers Marc Hebert and his wife Kelly Hebert and Dr. Daniel Hebert and his wife Leah. She leaves her nieces Jenna Tramonti, Krista Tramonti and Shannon Hebert and nephews Dylan Hebert and Harrison Hebert. She also leaves her father-in-law Harold Imondi and sister and brother-in-law Lynn and Richard Tramonti. She was recently preceded by her mother Therese Hebert and mother-in-law Rita Imondi, two women who she loved immensely. She also leaves her lovable golden doodle George. The family would like to thank all who loved and supported Suzanne through her long illness. We also thank the entire St. James School staff and families especially Suzanne's dear friends Susan Bushman, Linda Carpenter and Beth Holcomb. A special thanks to Suzanne's medical team. First and foremost to Dr. Pat Defusco who has been Suzanne's guardian angel throughout her illness. Thank you also to Ashley and the nurses at CB2, and Jen and the nurses at the Wethersfield Infusion Center. In Suzanne, we have lost a beautiful soul who quietly and gracefully changed the world and she will never be forgotten. Contributions in Suzanne's memory may be sent to Metastatic Breast Cancer Network P.O. Box 1449 New York, NY 10159. Family and friends may gather, Monday June 4th at 9 a.m. at the Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home, 419 Buckland Road, South Windsor, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. James Church, 896 Main St. in Manchester, CT. Her family will receive friends Sunday from 2-5 p.m. at the funeral home. For online expressions of sympathy, (a video tribute will be available on Saturday) please visit us at www.carmonfuneralhome.com