Susan Lynne (Robert) Dwyer, 57, of Johnstown, passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2012, at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady with her loving family by her side.
Susan was born on July 7, 1955, in Schenectady, the daughter of James G. Robert and Virginia A. Pantalone. She graduated from Gloversville High School in 1973, earned an associate degree at FMCC in 1976, and worked for more than 15 years at the former CVS Pharmacy in Johnstown, where she was a valuable asset to the company. Susan was of the Catholic faith and was parishioner of the former St. Anthony's Church in Johnstown.
Susan was best known for her creativity, wild sense of humor, and colorful personality. She was a devoted wife, a loving and selfless mother and grandmother, and will be greatly missed.
Susan is survived by her husband, Michael James Dwyer, whom she married on July 25, 1976; oldest daughter, Casandra and husband, Gabriel Paun of Johnstown; her son, Staff Sergeant (USMC) Christopher Michael Dwyer of Hubert, North Carolina; and youngest daughter, Kirsten Anne Dwyer of Johnstown. She is also survived by her sister, Jean Marie, and husband, Jose Camacho, of Amsterdam; grandchildren, Adrian Michael and Ayana Maria Paun; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral services will be conducted at noon on Friday, September 14, at the Barter & Donnan Funeral Home, 1 N. Melcher Street, Johnstown. The Rev. Thomas Morrette will officiate. Friends and family may call on Thursday, September 13, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions for Hardship Care may be made in Susan's memory to the Foundation for Ellis Medicine, 1101 Nott Street, Schenectady, NY 12308 or to the Nathan Littauer Foundation, 99 East State Street, Gloversville, NY 12078.
Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website at www.barterdonnan.com.