Susan J. Lashua, 65, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Susan J. Lashua, 65, passed away suddenly Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, at her home.

She was born on July 31, 1957, to Allen and Marilyn McCarthy, she grew up in Watertown, NY.

Susan worked at Byrne Dairy for many years before becoming disabled and unable to work.

She enjoyed spending time with family, her cat Petey, going to rummage sales, puzzles, knitting, reading, and drinking Pepsi.

A marriage to John Nickerson ended in a divorce. A marriage to Michael Fleming also ended in a divorce. She also married Edward Lashua.

Surviving are her spouse Edward Lashua, Watertown, NY; a daughter, Sherry Ely, Watertown NY; a daughter and her spouse, Crystal and Thomas McCarthy, Watertown NY; a stepson, Eric Lashua, Hermon, NY; Michael McCarthy (Randi) Theresa; a sister, Sherry Hartzel (Steve) Carthage; a sister, Linda Sigouin (Richard), Carthage; nieces and nephews; seven grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her parents and a brother.

There will be no calling hours or funeral. There will be a Celebration of Life on 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday Oct. 29, 2022, at the VFW on Bellow Avenue. Please bring a covered dish.

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