Susan M. Bryant, 56

Susan M. Bryant

WESTBROOK — Susan M. Bryant, 56, of Westbrook, passed away Friday Feb. 1, 2013 at her home, after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born in Southington, Conn., the daughter of John and Miriam P. Eldridge Maynard. She was raised and educated in Portland and was a graduate of Deering High School. Susan owned and operated a day care for several years and later assisted her husband, Phil, in his cleaning and D.J. businesses. She was also an amazing cake baker.

Susan always told her grandchildren and everyone she knew, “If you don’t have anything nice to say about someone, don’t say anything at all” and “If you ever misplace something, do a Susan look!”

She was predeceased by her mother; and sister Irene Landry.

She is survived by her stepfather, Camillo Aceto; her husband, Philip Bryant; sons Joshua Stephen Robbins of Westbrook and Wade Bryant of South Portland; daughters Kelly Anne McDougal of Westbrook, Lisa Marie Donahue of Scarborough and Tara Bryant of Westbrook; seven grandchildren; sisters Marion Allen of Westbrook, Catherine Bradley of Bridgton and Camilla Gutenberger of Va.

Visiting hours will be held Friday from 5 p.m. until the start of the Memorial Services at 7 p.m. at the Blais & Hay Funeral Home, 35 Church Street, Westbrook.

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