Susan Seward Kidney, age 99, of Gasport, entered into rest on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Eastern Niagara Hospital in Lockport. Born on September 26, 1917 in Buffalo, Susan is the daughter of the late Harold and Mae (Thomson) Smith.
Susan was a graduate of Buffalo Layfette High School and then went on to Buffalo State Teachers College. She worked as a salary payroll clerk at Harrison Radiator in Lockport. Susan was a member of the Covenant United Church of Christ. She enjoyed singing in the Choir and was a member of the women's fellowship. She loved playing the piano while her husband played the violin. She was a devoted mother and loved to spend time with her family. Susan had lived in the area since 1936, previously of Buffalo.
Susan was predeceased by three husbands, Arthur Seward, Gaylord Bane and John Kidney. Surviving are her children, Nancy (the late Ron) Romanowski, Patricia (the late Joseph) Lazaro, Arthur James (Mary Ann) Seward and Richard David (Diane Seitz) Seward. Sister of the late Genevieve McKee Strong; sister-in-law of Shirley and Ron Weaver; grandmother of Craig R. Romanowski, Jennifer Ross, Steven (Sabre) Alt, Bruce (Betty) Alt, Susan (Tim) Pauketat, James (Nicole) Seward, Paige Jaster, Jennifer Becker and Adam Seward. Susan is also survived by several great grandchildren.
Family and friends are invited to attend visitation at the Sherrie-Bream Funeral Home, 4521 Main Street, Gasport, on Wednesday from 7-9 PM. Funeral services will be held at the Covenant United Church of Christ, 4449 Main Street, Gasport, NY on Thursday at 11:00 AM with the Reverend Tipton officiating. Interment will be in Hartland Central Cemetery, Gasport, NY. Memorials appreciated to Covenant United Church of Christ or to Niagara Hospice.
Please visit sherriebreamfuneralhome.com and leave a condolence for the family.
Published on April 4, 2017