Pamela Susan “Sue” Gilman of Hatfield, MA passed away on March 24, 2020 after a long illness. Beloved wife of William J. Gilman of 40 years. Cherished mother of Lori K. Parmet of Ashland, MA, and of Mark R. Gilman who preceded his mother in death in 2017. Grandmother to Jacob P. Gilman and Chloe K. Gilman of Whately, MA and of George X. Parmet of Ashland, MA. She is also survived by her son-in-law Chad A. Parmet of Ashland, MA and her loving sisters, Kathy J. Podmayer (Russ Podmayer) of Winthrop, WA; Karen A. Polhemus of Branford, CT and Deborah L. Tom (Wilton Tom) of Kirkland, WA. Sue will always be remembered fondly by many cousins, nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
Sue was born in Norwich, CT on October 24, 1957, daughter of the late Nancy H. and Robert W. Polhemus. She spent most of her life as a resident of Hatfield and graduated from Smith Academy in 1975. She was very active in the community and with the First Congregational Church of Hatfield.
Sue graduated with her BA from WSU in Accounting and her MA in Accounting and Taxation from AIC. Later, she earned her CPA, worked with accounting firms in Springfield, and in 2011 started her own firm. From 1995-2000, Sue owned Cousin’s Market in Amherst.
The family is grateful for the support of the community and all of Sue’s friends near and far with whom she created wonderful memories with over the years. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the First Congregational Church of Hatfield, United Church of Christ, 41 Main St - Hatfield, MA 01038.
Published by The Republican from Mar. 30 to Mar. 31, 2020.