Jessica L. Suslew, 28, of Meriden, passed away on July 3, 2017 at her home. She was the loving daughter of Lawrence Suslew and Cathy Esposito Suslew. Jessica was born in New Haven on July 24, 1988 and grew up in West Haven. Along with her fiancé Michael Gibbons, Jessica is survived by her beloved son Michael Gibbons Jr.; sister Starr Suslew; maternal grandparents Richard and Arleen Esposito; paternal grandmother Harriet Suslew; aunts Marie Powers, Janet Kish, Laura Daigle, Angel Trapani, and Samantha Abbruzzese; nephews Christian Shealey and Anthony Holmes. She is also survived by many uncles, cousins, and friends. Jessica was predeceased by her paternal grandfather Robert Suslew. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Jessica’s family on Saturday, July 8, 2017 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM at Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. A memorial service will follow at 12:30 PM.

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  1. Cathy and family, i am so sorry for the loss of Jess! I am totally shocked right now. She was such a great friend I will never forget the things she taught me and the things we did together. I will keep you guys in my prayers.

  2. Cathy, my deepest heart felt condolences to you and your family on your recent loss. God Bless you, your friend

  3. I am so very truly sorry to hear this, my heart hurts for you in this tragic loss of your daughter, may you find comfort in the loving memories of her, may she rest in peace, Love you Cathy

  4. My dearest sister Cathy, I’m so saddened in my heart for you by this sudden tragic loss. I have only wonderful memories of my sweet neice. I’m going to miss her shining smile and sparkle in her eyes. I pray God brings you comfort as He holds you in His arms as He is now holding Jessica. I love you always

  5. Oh Cathy I am so so sorry for you and Larry and Starr and all who loved Jessica.I lost touch with Jessica as the years went by, but spent a lot of time with her as a young girl. She was beautiful and had a beautiful smile just like her mom. My heart is broke for all of you. She is at peace Cathy something she probably hasn’t had in sometime. I love you my friend. May god be with you and help you at this tragic time

  6. Our hearts go out to you on your profound loss. Jess had a beautiful infectious smile and a happy sparkle in her eyes. We know she will be missed by many and hope you find comfort in great memories.

  7. Cathy & Family, I’m so deeply sorry for your loss of Jessica. My heart is broken for all of you. May God bless all of you during your time of sorrow. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  8. Dear Cathy and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Jessica was a beautiful girl and looked so much like you. I will always remember you and your family and I’m praying for you all.

  9. We are shocked and saddened to hear about the passing of Jessica. She was a beautiful girl who I had the pleasure of knowing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you during this difficult time. May God be with you always.

  10. Jess you were such a great person and great friend and you had the biggest heart. My prayers are with the family in this time of such heartache –

  11. Michael, I am so sorry to hear about Jess. This is shocking news because she is so young. I will pray for you and young Michael Jr. Marcia

  12. my thoughts and prayers are with all of you especially little Mikey. Jess and I always talked about our boys at work . May you Rest In Peace my friend

  13. Dear Cathy and Star, I just happened to see Jessica’s obituary today. I am so sorry. My sincere sympathies to all of you. Love,

  14. Dad It is me Hailey, I don’t know if you will get to read this but I am so sorry to hear about jessy I will miss her lot she was always there for me when I needed it the most. I loved to so much.

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