On March 19, 2017, we lost our beloved Kathleen Doran Suydam. Kathleen was born on Feb 12, 1928 to James Doran & Mary Marmion Doran, in the Bronx, NY. She married Milton Suydam on June 21, 1948 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Carmel, NY & they were married for 58 years before Milts’s passing in 2006. Kathleen was a loving wife, mother, grandmother & great grandmother. She was a living example of unconditional love & grace throughout her life, inspiring all those who were fortunate enough to have known her. Her gentle, loving nature always put others first and she was always there for her family & friends. Kathleen was well known for her strong faith, love for music & life and her beautiful singing voice. She will be eternally missed by family, friends & those who had the good fortune to have known her & be in her presence. Kathleen is survived by her sisters, Margaret DiBartolo, Josephine Seifts, Eileen Griffeth (Donald); sons, Michael (Rae Ann), John (Fran), & Thomas (Tina)Suydam, daughters, Susan Tsafas,& Kathleen Spangenberger, & her precious grandchildren, Michael (Louise), Jason, Barry (Jen), Sean & Shannon Suydam, Nicole & Stephen Suydam, Arianna, Christopher, Jennifer & Lauren Tsafas, , and great grandchildren, Oliver, Colby, Liam, Michael Jr, Branden, & Ella Suydam. She was also considered family by her life-long girlfriends. Kathleen, we will always carry you within our hearts and look to the heavens knowing you will always be smiling upon us. There will be a Mass on Friday, March 24, 2017, at 10:45 AM, at Saint Christopher Catholic Church, located at 11 Gale Ave. Baldwin, NY. 11510. Kathleen’s interment will be at the Gate of Heaven cemetery in Hawthorne, NY.