Catherine Suydam

Feb. 5, 1954 Oct. 31, 2013

Catherine Suydam, 59, East Freedom, died Thursday evening at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring, following a brief illness.

She was born in Roaring Spring, daughter of the late Kirby and Dorothy (Pepple) Miller. She married Harold Kenneth Suydam on July 29, 1993, in Martinsburg.

Surviving are her husband; a son, Michael Ickes and wife, Shannon, of Claysburg; two grandchildren: Brandon and Emmy; a sister, Carol Brown; and three brothers: Gregory, Doug and Tim.

Catherine was a 1972 graduate of Central High School. She had previously been employed in a cafeteria of the Spring Cove School District. She had been a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, East Freedom.

Cathy enjoyed talking on the telephone, baking and watching TV. She also enjoyed volunteering at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home for over 16 years.

Friends will be received from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at Todd T. Thompson Funeral Home Inc., Roaring Spring, where a memorial service will be held at 7 p.m.