Susan M. Belfance


Sharon Springs – Susan Belfance, nee Chetwynd, a resident of Sharon Springs since 1986, died on Saturday September 17, 2022, at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown. She was 64.
Born in Gloversville on April 8, 1958, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Elizabeth (Carrol) Chetwynd.
Susan worked for twenty-five years at Wal Mart Distribution Center in Sharon Springs. She was working at the time of her death and had been head of the QA department at Wal Mart for many years.
Susan was the ‘best mom ever’ and a kind, loving, thoughtful person with a big heart. She enjoyed the warmth and nostalgia of campfires and spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband of forty-five years, Alton Belfance of Sharon Springs; two daughters, Erin, and Katelyn (Steve); four sons, Troy, Ronnie (Helen) Alton Jr., and Jared; and thirteen grandchildren.
She was predeceased by two brothers; Gary Lee and Jimmy.
Plans will be announced at a later date for a Celebration of Life ceremony.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association online at
Arrangements are by Lappeus Funeral Home, Sharon Springs.

By LH Staff

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