Susan Wood Zacharias Calloway of Laurel passed away peacefully on July 31, 2022 at the Christiana Hospital in Wilmington. Susan was born on March 31,1941 in Salisbury to the late Otto Duker Zacharias and Francis Wood Zacharias. She attended Lewes High School. Her first job was as a volunteer at Beebe Hospital in Lewes. She retired from the E.I. Dupont Company in Seaford after almost 30 years in Accounts Payable division.
Susan loved to travel and travelled all over the world with her friends, her husband Bob, and her family. She was an avid collector of Jello molds, teapots and creamers, and anything pertaining to Lewes Dairy. She also was a dedicated member of the Eastern Star, where she made many lifelong friends. She loved her family and spent as much time as possible with them. Susan was very social and loved to talk to anyone and everyone.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepson Richard “Ricky” Edward Calloway, her sister Charlotte Zacharias Johnston (Cleburn “Sonny” Johnston), her brother Daniel “Jay” Joseph Zacharias, and her son Michael Palmer. Susan is survived by her husband Robert “Bob” Calloway, her brother John Robert Zacharias (Darlene), her son Steven Palmer, her son Douglas “Doug” Calloway (Nichole), stepdaughter Deborah “Debbie” Lynn Outten (William), stepson Nicolas “Nick” Calloway, daughter-in-law Roxanne Palmer, granddaughter Stephanie Lynn Powell (Matthew), granddaughter Hayden Calloway, grandson Joe Palmer (Rachael), and several nieces and nephews and great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at the Hannigan Short Funeral Home, 700 West Street, Laurel, Delaware 19956. A visitation will be held at the funeral home from 11 a.m.-noon. Contributions are suggested to the Galestown Cemetery, c/o Brenda Cole, Galestown New Heart Road, Seaford, Delaware 19973. Arrangements are in the care of the Hannigan, Short, Disharoon Funeral Home in Laurel.