Susan Ellen Gelman

February 1, 1960January 30, 2013

Susan E. Sherman Gelman of Tarrytown, formerly of Croton-on-Hudson, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at the age of 52.

She was born on February 1, 1960 to Donald and Dorothy (Johnston) Sherman in Sleepy Hollow, NY. Susan is survived by her devoted husband, Paul Gelman and their daughter Alison Rose Gelman. She is also survived by her stepmother, Phyllis M. Sherman and siblings, Julie (Dave) Brumsted, Elizabeth (Robert) Pezanowski, William Tryon and John Sherman. Sue was predeceased by her mother, father and her sister, Linda Sherman.

There will be a Gathering of Friends and Family on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at the EDWARD F. CARTER FUNERAL HOME, 41 Grand St., Croton-on-Hudson, NY from 7-8:30 pm with a Memorial Service immediately following at 8:30 pm.


  • Visitation Wednesday, February 6, 2013
  • Memorial Service Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Susan Ellen Gelman

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Blanche & Robert Silverman

February 6, 2013

Dear Paul,

Sue was as kind and nice a person as there is. We are so saddened by this loss to you, Allison, the Sherman family and to all of us. We hope you find comfort in fond memories of Sue and that her loving kindness will remain with us always to inspire us.

Blanche and Robert

Ken Silverman

February 5, 2013

Dear Uncle Paul and Sherman family, my deepest condolences for your loss.

February 5, 2013

Dear Paul- We are so sorry for your sudden and painful loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. -Joseph and Mary Ann Durso

February 4, 2013

Dear Mrs Sherman & Family, Iam so sorry for your loss.Sue was such a dear friend, for many years we were inseparable- we went everywhere together.I have wonderful memories of her.With love & sympathy,Lisa Doran

Joanne Littau

February 4, 2013

Dear Paul, As you already know, we are deeply sorry for your loss. Our sympathy goes out to you, Allison and your family. Sincerely, Joanne & David

February 3, 2013

So Sorry For Your Loss.---Love,Elisa and Edward Sherman

February 2, 2013

Dear john Sherman and Phyllis Sherman, and family,
we are so sorry for the sudden loss. Our deepest sympathy.
Debra and John Sorgini
Juliana,s Parents

Juliana Sorgini

February 1, 2013

Truly saddened by and sorry for your loss. I didn't get to know Sue as well as I would have liked but from the interactions we did have and from what John tells me I know what a good person she was. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Please let me know if there's anything at all I can do.

Jeffrey Friedman

February 1, 2013

Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are very close in every thought and prayer.

Karen Cunningham

January 31, 2013

Aunt Phyllis & Family,

How very sad. I have very happy, fond memories of Susan and will treasure them greatly. If you need anything let me or my Mother know. My thoughts are with all of you. Love, Karen