Suzanne M. Hyde

Suzanne M. Hyde

WELLSVILLE — Suzanne M. Hyde formerly of Jacksonville, Fla. passed away Sunday afternoon December 3, 2017 at the Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville, N.Y. Suzanne was 78-years-old.

Born in Lackawanna, N.Y. June 29, 1939, Suzy was a registered nurse, she received her nursing degree from Alfred State after her kids were grown and out of the house. Prior to nursing she worked as “Mom” and at various places in Gowanda and the Western New York area. She taught piano to many and played for several churches in the Gowanda area. Suzy worked at the Gowanda Country Club and Palm Gardens, she was a Greens Superintendent at the Bolivar Country Club. Suzanne resided for several years in Florida. While there she worked in various nursing homes and hospitals, at the time of her retirement Suzy worked at Cornerstone Hospice in Tavares. While in Florida, Suzanne was a member of San Sebastian’s RC Church in St. Augustine. Suzy loved to garden and was an avid lover of fishing .

Suzanne is survived by three children : Thomas ( Paula) Utley of Glenn Falls, NY, Margaret “Peg” ( Vincent) Puglia of St. Augustine, Fla. and Joseph ( Susan) Utley of South Berwick, Maine; eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren along with step-children Dominique Kinney and Jason Hyde along with their children also survive.

Suzanne was preceded in death by her parents Belmont and Marjorie Gladu along with a brother Daniel Gladu, the father of her children DeForest “Tinker “ Utley, a son Daniel Utley and a grandson Mark Utley ( Mark passed away July 11 of this year)

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Thursday December 7, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the St, Joseph’s RC Church East Main St. Gowanda ( please assemble at church) . Fr. Joseph Porpiglia Celebrant. Internment will be at the Collins Center Cemetery.

If desired, memorials may be made to a local charity of ones choice or to Meals on Wheels c/o LOVE INC. West Main St. Gowanda, NY 14070.

Arrangements are by the SCHINDLER FUNERAL HOME 44 Center St. Gowanda, 532-4200.