Susan Harnaart

Susan Harnaart - Rochester Cremation

Rochester, NY: April 4, 2023 at the age of 65. After a very long battle with cancer, Susan was able to finally reach some peace. Susan is predeceased by her parents Norval & Jean Harnaart, Sisters, Ida, Cindy, Carol and Darlene (Lawrence) and her loving Daughter Violet Venticinque.  She is survived by her Lifetime Partner of over 32 years Christopher Brancato, Daughters Tammy DeCarlo (Alan), Loretta Bisig (Raymond), 8 Grandchildren, 10 Great-Grandchildren and other loving family and friends.

She worked at the Episcopal Church Home for nearly 30 years caring for others until her illness prevented it. She has made many great friendships over the years. She enjoyed her cross-country road trips on the Harley with her Christopher and awesome friends. She also enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grand and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed gardening, cross stitching, and just spending good times with family & friends along with playing games on her phone.

There will be calling hours on Monday, April 10th from 10-12pm with brief prayer service following at 12pm at Rochester Cremation, 1118 Long Pond Road, Rochester, NY 14626. Private interment to follow at Falls Cemetery. 

In leu of flowers, donations can be made to American Cancer Society:

17 Condolences

  1. Joe and Jamie Brancato on April 6, 2023 at 9:56 am

    Our sincerest condolences to her entire family.

  2. Joann and Bill Jacquin on April 6, 2023 at 10:08 am

    We are so very sorry to hear of this loss. We’re sending our love and prayers for God’s comfort and peace, and that you would feel His nearness during this difficult time.

  3. Jim Foley on April 6, 2023 at 10:31 am

    We are so sorry for your loss. Sending our thoughts and prayers to your family.

  4. Mary McToy on April 6, 2023 at 11:10 am

    I am sorry for your loss. Sue will be surely missed by me, Sue is one of the best friends I ever had and very special to me. Though I’ve only known her a few years our sisterhood was very strong.

  5. Montina Scott on April 6, 2023 at 12:39 pm

    My sincere condolences to Chris and the family. May the love and memories of Sue carry you through this difficult time. No more earthly pain. Take your rest my dear Pink Sister.

  6. Jim and Deanne DiCarlo on April 6, 2023 at 1:02 pm

    We’re so sorry to hear about Sue’s passing. I enjoyed her company on the bike trips.

  7. John Brancato on April 6, 2023 at 2:19 pm

    Please accept my deepest sympathy. Understanding that there are no words to that can ease the pain… I hope the knowledge that there are those of us willing to silently sit beside you in solidarity as you process this loss.

  8. Darrel Pittman on April 6, 2023 at 5:13 pm

    Sorry for your loss. Know that you are surrounded by friends during this time. Let me know if you need anything.

  9. Rick Sanchez on April 7, 2023 at 6:38 pm

    I’m Sorry to hear of your loss and that Sue’s brave fight has come to an end. My thoughts and prayers are with You and all the Family members.
    Rest in Peace Sue.

  10. Mary Ann Piacelli on April 7, 2023 at 10:25 pm

    My heart is sad for Chris and Sue’s family. She was a wonderful person and has left many fond memories from years past. Sue is finally free from her health struggles while leaving such sadness upon her leaving this life. Until we see each other again… R.I.P. sweet Sue.

  11. Kim Siekierski on April 8, 2023 at 3:13 pm

    My deepest sympathy to Sue’s family and Chris who she loved and adored so much. She was a great lady. She always made people laugh and smile. She will be missed.

  12. LaShara Session on April 9, 2023 at 6:20 pm

    My heartfelt condolences and prayers to the family.

  13. Demitrus Robinson on April 9, 2023 at 6:32 pm

    We miss Sue! What a courageous and committed partner obviously and unashamedly enjoying life with Chris! I pray God orchestrate great comfort all around.

  14. Steven Talbott on April 10, 2023 at 12:16 pm

    My heart felt condolences my friend. She was a real sweetheart and will be missed. Praying for your families.

  15. Angela Sizer on April 11, 2023 at 8:06 pm

    Sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to the family. May God keep you all.

  16. Lorraine Brancato Stuart on April 13, 2023 at 7:18 am

    So sorry honey for your loss of Susan.
    May she be in gods arms with her ended battle with such a dreadful disease. May your memories bring smiles instead of tears and know we are thinking of you!!!! RIP Susan

  17. Kristen E Smith on April 17, 2023 at 9:13 pm

    Sue was always one of the sweetest people I knew at ECH. She always had a smile and helpful nature. I was so glad to reconnect later in years on Facebook. She will be greatly missed.

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