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Suzanne Thomas Hagelberger, 54, of Virginia Beach/Gloucester, died September 30, 2016 at Sentara Virginia Beach Hospital.

Suzanne grew up in Gloucester, graduating from Gloucester High School Class of 1980. She had worked as a flight attendant for Piedmont USAir, then received her teaching certificate and taught in the Virginia Beach Public Schools at a time when her children were growing up. Suzanne was a beloved teacher who was caring and devoted to the needs of her students. She enjoyed every moment she shared with her children, family and friends and her love will forever remain with them.

She was preceded in death by her father, William E. Thomas; step-father, Donald Broadwell; maternal grandparents, Leslie and Evelyn Lewis and paternal grandparents, William E. Sr. and Bernice Thomas, and brother-in-law, Ray Carneal.

She is survived by her husband, Steve Hagelberger; daughter, Erin Hagelberger; son, Matthew Hagelberger; mother, Carolyn Broadwell; sister, Frances Carneal; brother, Graham Broadwell; nieces, Taylor, Alyx and Hannah; nephews, Bryce and Payton; great-niece, Zoey; and great-nephew, Jaxx, and a host of cousins and friends.

A memorial service conducted by the Rev. Arthur L. Wolz Jr. was held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, October 8, 2016, at Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point. Inurnment was private. The family received friends prior to the service on Saturday from 2:30-3:30 at the funeral home.

In memory of Suzanne, the family desires contributions be given to a charity of your choice.

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