Susan J. Fayette, 70, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY — Susan J. Fayette, 70, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2020, at her home, where she was under the care of her family and Hospice of Jefferson County.

There will be a graveside committal service later next spring in Grove Cemetery in LaFargeville at a time to be announced.

Susan was born Jan. 21, 1950, in Watertown, the daughter of Murray Jean Lancaster Case. She graduated from Watertown High School and also from Jefferson Community College with a degree in child education.

Two marriages to Paul Lee and Steve Fayette, both deceased, ended in divorce.

Susan retired in 2015 after over 25 years as a teacher’s aide, working with abused children, both in Watertown and Indian River school districts.

She loved going antiquing, traveling, gardening, snowmobiling, and really loved being with her grandkids and her dogs.

Surviving are a son, Jason (Jennifer) Lee, and a daughter Jolene Gage, both of Watertown; two step-sons, Steve Fayette of Lacona, and Robert Fayette of LaFargeville; her companion of 21 years, Kevin Resch and his sons, Matt of Brownville, Jonathan of Alexandria Bay, and Micha of Chaumont; and her close friend of 60 years, Susan Gardiner of Watertown; many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A step-son, Joseph Fayette, predeceased before her.

Donations can be made in her name to the Jefferson County SPCA, 25056 Water Street, Watertown, N.Y. 13601.

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