Susan “Sue” Catherine Gmuer (formerly Wallace) 60, of Amawalk, NY formerly of Yorktown, NY passed away Friday, January 6, 2016 at her home.
Sue was born on September 15, 1956 in Englewood, NJ to the late Christopher and Mary-Jane Cox. Sue was a graduate of Merrimack College in Massachusetts with a degree in Economics and shortly thereafter became a certified paralegal. Sue started her career at TIAA-CREF and, after becoming the youngest ever female executive, had decided to focus on being a mother when her first son was born. Sue held various positions throughout her professional career until ultimately finding her calling working in Religious Education. Most recently, Sue was the Director of Religious Education at St. Mary’s of Assumption Church in Katonah, NY.
Sue was the beloved wife of Lt Col Thomas Gmuer, USAF (retired), and the loving mother of Stephen and Daniel Wallace of Yorktown, NY. Sue was also the step-mother of Matt (Kate) Gmuer, and the grandmother of Thomas and David Gmuer. Sue is survived by her siblings Carolyn Cox (Carmine Giuliani), Christopher “Kit” (Sandy) Cox, and Steve Cox. Sue is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Sue was passionate about her family and her life. Her hobbies included skiing, hiking, and travelling. A selfless person, Sue lived her life to help others. Her family and countless others will carry her in their hearts and will follow in her examples. The world was truly a better place with her in it. We love you, Mom.
Wake Services: Clark Associates Funeral Home: 4 Woods Bridge Rd. Katonah NY on Tuesday January 10th from 2-4 and 7-9pm.
The Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Mary’s Church 117 Valley Rd. Katonah NY on Wednesday January 11th at 10am. Interment was at St Joseph’s Cemetery, Somers, NY
Memorial contributions may be made to Eternal Word Television Network, Inc. (EWTN) 5817 Old Leeds Rd. Irondale, AL 35210 // 204-795-5777 // www.EWTN.com