Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
August 25, 2011 11:47 am EDT


HOWARD — Suzanne B. “Sue” Renaud, 61, of Howard, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011, at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.

She was born Aug. 3, 1950, in Woonsocket, R.I., to the late Urbain and Gertrude (Fredette) Jodoin. Sue was a world famous professional artist who specialized in pet portraits and has been published twice in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association and many other publications. She was the current president of Precious Pet Paintings. Sue also did a lot of volunteer work and was an avid supporter of WestieMed located in Washington, D.C., and the Knox County Humane Society.

She is survived by her husband, Philip S. Renaud II, whom she married on May 26, 1973; a sister, Lorraine Clawson of Visalia, Calif.; a cousin, Raymond (Elaine) Villiard; a niece, Darlynn (Scott) Webster; brother and sister-in-law, Carl and Roberta Renaud of Pataskala; and her canine companions, Caesar, Hannah and Zoe.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A private service will be held at the St. Joseph’s Church in Woonsocket, R.I. Burial will follow in St. Charles Cemetery in Blackstone, Mass. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Suzanne B. “Sue” Renaud with local arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Knox County Palliative Care Unit, 1330 Coshocton Ave., Mount Vernon, OH 43050; or to the Knox County Humane Society, 400 Columbus Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

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