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Selinsgrove in Snyder County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Colleen Monica Supinski

August 24, 1974 - September 11, 2001

Colleen Monica Supinski Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2018
1. Colleen Monica Supinski Memorial

Colleen was a remarkable friend who always had an encouraging word to offer. She flashed her smile and her sparkling blue eyes to let you know everything would turn out just fine. And then she would help make it so, because she was a great motivator who cared deeply about her friends.

Colleen lives in the memory of the people who knew her: her family; her Kappa Delta sorority sisters and other Susquehanna friends; her hometown community in Easton, Pa.; her Manhattan friends; her Wall Street and other business colleagues; her track and cross country teammates; and those she met while studying in Aix en Provence. All are forever blessed for having known her and experienced her warmth.

A 1996 graduate of Susquehanna and a 1992 graduate of Notre Dame High School in Green Pond, Colleen reached out to make a difference in the lives of others. She was a Special Olympics volunteer, a member of Students Against Drunk Driving, and the chair of "Hoops for Hope," a cancer research fund-raising program.

Colleen understood the importance of creating her own opportunities and welcomed her challenges as an associate trader for Sandler O'Neill

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& Partners L.P. She and her colleagues shared a camaraderie on their trading desk in the World Trade Center's south tower. Colleen was among friends on September 11, 2001.
"Don't be dismayed at goodbyes.
A farewell is necessary before you
can meet again. And meeting again,
after moments or lifetimes,
is certain for those who are friends."

- Richard Bach, Illusions

Erected by Susquehanna University and Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: DisastersEducationSportsWar, Afghanistan. A significant historical year for this entry is 1996.
Location. 40° 47.911′ N, 76° 52.229′ W. Marker is in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, in Snyder County. Memorial is on College Circle south of University Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Monument is part of the 9/11 Memorial Garden, on the Susquehanna University campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Selinsgrove PA 17870, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christopher James Vialonga (here, next to this marker); 9/11 Memorial (here, next to this marker); Commemorating Gustavus Adolphus Hall (within shouting distance of this
9/11 Memorial Garden image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr.
2. 9/11 Memorial Garden
marker); Susquehanna University World War II Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Class of 1888 Graduation Tree Site (about 300 feet away); Susquehanna University World War I Memorial (about 300 feet away); Susquehanna University (about 400 feet away); Seibert Hall (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selinsgrove.
Also see . . .  Colleen M. Supinski. (Submitted on July 4, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Sep. 29, 2023