Susan LiPuma Gawrych passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 27th, 2023 with her family by her side. She was born August 15, 1927 in New Haven and was the daughter of the late Salvatore and Concetta LiPuma.  Susan resided in North Haven and was predeceased by her husband of 71 years, former North Haven First Selectman Walter Gawrych. She was predeceased by her brothers Joseph and Frank LiPuma and sisters Frances LiPuma and Mary Carzillo. She is survived by daughters Frances (Stanley) Zabrocky and Jacqueline (Thomas) Scarmo; grandchildren Stephanie (Evan) Jarashow, Gregory Scarmo, Susan (Patrick) Long, and Jillian (Ronald) Bathrick and 5 great grandchildren. Over the years Susan was involved in a variety of civic and church activities. Her most recent employment prior to retirement was as an administrative assistant at the Republican State Senate in Hartford. Susan was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.

The visiting hour will be Saturday morning from 8:30 to 9:30 at The Havens Family North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Elizabeth of the Trinity Parish at St. Barnabas Church, 44 Washington Avenue, North Haven at 10:00. Interment will follow in the North Haven Center Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Town of North Haven Community Service, 7 Linsley Street, North Haven, CT 06473.