— Susan Louise Blay, 63, a resident of Covered Bridge Road in Arlington, Vt, passed away November 17, 2018 at Albany Medical Center. Susan was born in the Bronx, NY on April 4, 1955 the daughter of William T. and Eileen Grube Gomeau. She attended school in Manhattan, NY and upon moving to Massachusetts she graduated from Hoosac Valley High School in Cheshire, MA. Susan worked as a sewer for WCW Manufacturing and previously worked as a LNA and for Manchester Woods for a couple of years.
Susan loved driving and coordinated a lot of fund raising events for the Arlington Volunteer Fire Department and school fundraisers when her children attended school. She enjoyed listening to the music of the oldies and was a New York Yankee baseball fan. She is survived by her children Elizabeth Billings and her husband Ralph and Eileenann M. Sargood and her husband Jeff both of Arlington, her mother Eileen Gomeau, father-in-law Joseph Blay of Adams, MA, sisters Margaret Bertoli and her husband George of Florida and Yasmine Sarkis of North Adams, 9 grandchildren and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband David Blay whom she married in North Adams, MA. Mr. Blay passed away February 13, 2010. She was also preceded in death by her brother William Gomeau, Jr. and father William T. Gomeau.
A time of visitation for Susan was held Friday November 23, 2018 from 4-6pm with a service following at the Chapel on the Green in Arlington, VT. If friends desire memorial gifts in Susan’s memory may be made to the Arlington Volunteer Fire Department or the Arlington Rescue Squad, c/o Hanson-Walbridge & Shea Funeral Home Arlington Chapel P.O. Box 528 Arlington, VT 05250.