ALBANY – Susan S. Caruso Heiserman, 90, of Albany, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Thursday, October 11, 2018, at St. Peter’s Nursing & Rehab Center. Sue was born in Albany, the daughter of the late Patsy and Mary Carpenter Caruso. She was employed by the State of New York for a time, and also worked as the hostess at the Ramada Inn. Sue was devoted to her family, and was a longtime communicant of All Saints Catholic Church and the former St. Margaret Mary’s Church. She was a member of the church Senior Citizens, and for over 30 years enjoyed Friday night poker games with a neighborhood group of friends. She also enjoyed visiting casinos, especially in Wildwood, NJ, and she was an avid baker, well known for her cookies.
Sue was predeceased by her beloved husband William T. Heiserman. She is survived by her sons William P. (Sandra) Heiserman of Loudonville, James J. (Denise) Heiserman of Albany, Michael T. (Taffela) Heiserman of Guilderland, and Robert G. (Jeanne) Heiserman of Brunswick; her grandchildren Shannon Price (Jim), Kristen Manzella (Charlie), Gretchen Graydon (Mark), Brittany Heiserman, Ashley Kitto (Cory), and Amber, Michael, and Marisa Heiserman; her great grandchildren Alec Price, and Leo and Charlie Graydon; her sister in law Angie Ferrandino and by many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her grandson Tyler Heiserman and her sisters and brothers, the late Esther and Al Toth, John and Mary Caruso, Louise and Charles Peplowski, and Thomas Caruso.
The Heiserman family would like to thank the staff of St. Peter’s Nursing & Rehab Center for the wonderful care they provided to Sue during her stay.
Funeral services will be held in the Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany, Monday morning at 8:15 a.m., and from there to All Saints Catholic Church, 16 Homestead St. (behind CVS) at 9:00 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the funeral home Sunday from 3-6 p.m. Interment will be in St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave, Fl. 17, Chicago, IL. 60601. To leave a message of condolence for the family or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.