Susan M. Cormier, 74, of Marlborough


Susan M. CormierMarlborough – Susan M. (Bailey) Cormier age 74, of Marlborough, beloved wife of Ulysse J. “Usy” Cormier passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, January 17, 2024 after a prolonged illness, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Cambridge MA on May 11, 1949, she was the daughter of the late Charles H. and Ruth M. (Tamlyn) Bailey. She graduated from Marlborough High School, Class of 1967.Sue had an appreciation for life’s simple pleasures and her love of nature was woven into the fabric of her family. She spent many hours in her gardens and craft room and truly enjoyed giving hand-painted cards and gifts for important events in the lives of the many people that she loved.  She will be remembered for her kind, loving spirit, her selfless caregiving and for how well she loved her family.

In addition to her husband of 54 years, she is survived by her children Elizabeth Grasso and her long-time partner Dan Hedin of Marlboro, Christopher and his partner Nikki Mancini of Hookset, NH, her four sisters, Jane & Al Zebal of Marlboro, Sally Kane of Jaffrey NH, Pam & Tim Stearns of Wickford, RI, Maggie & Rich Sallas of Bonifay, FL, grandchildren Ashley and her husband Bobby Cordell of Saratoga, NY, Kelsey Hogan and her fiancé Kyle Rowley of Cranston RI, Ralph “RJ” Grasso of Worcester and Chris “CJ” Cormier Jr. of Stow, MA, 3 great grandchildren Cyrus, Sophia & Violet, and several nieces, nephews and extended family members who cherished her.

She was predeceased by her brother-in-law Richard Kane in 2023.

She faced her illness with remarkable strength, courage, and grace, never once complaining and taking any available opportunity to be with family. It is with tremendous respect and gratitude for the countless memories, sweetness, and joy that she brought to our lives that we send her off to Heaven.

Calling Hours will be held on Tuesday, January 23, 2024 from 6-8 pm in the Short & Rowe Funeral Home, 95 West Main Street, Marlborough, MA.

A private celebration of life will be held with her family at a later date in the beauty of Spring.

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