Susan Faye Blum passed away on May 2, 2023 from a long-term illness. She was born on November 18, 1962, to the late Joseph and Wilma (Lipman) Blum at Brookline Hospital in Massachusetts. Susie as her loving family called her was the wife of the late Micah Zion of Newton, MA. Susie passed away in Lewiston, ME from prolonged diabetes and heart disease. She leaves behind her loving siblings Helise Lewis and husband Roger and Edward Robert Blum and sister-in-law Norah. Susan was the beloved aunt of Nicole Richardi and her husband Daniel, Ashley Sullivan and her husband Daniel, Jonathan David Lewis, and Emily Faith Lewis and her partner Yuri Dafonseca. Susan was the great aunt to McKenzie Blum Richardi, Jack Albert Sullivan and Reid Elliot Sullivan. Susie also leaves behind her loving fur baby Penny, the cat.
Susan attended school in both Milton and Sharon. She also attended college at UMass Amherst. She went on to become a very talented aesthetician and makeup artist in Portland, ME. Susie’s true passion in life was animal activism. As an adult she trained to become a veterinary technician. Susan loved all creatures, great and small, and was sought after by many to assist in caring for their beloved creatures and helping them find a safe and loving home. Susan loved her friends who lived with her in Madawaska, ME without their love and support not many things would be possible for her. She became a leading figure, advocating for people with mental illness and disabilities.
Memorial services for Susan will be held on Sunday, May 21 at 10AM at Schlossberg Family’s Chapel on the Hill, 824 Washington St., Canton, MA.
In lieu of flowers please make your donations to :
PAWS Animal Welfare Society
P. O. Box 94
Fort Kent Mills, Maine 04744
Shultz’s Guest House
13 Burgess Lane
Dedham, MA 02026
shelter for homeless dogs