Kathleen A. Sudsina, 52, of Huron, passed away with her family by her side on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, in Stein Hospice Inpatient Unit, Sandusky, after a five-year battle with pancreatic cancer. Her newborn granddaughter was her inspiration during her struggle with her disease.
She was born April 5, 1961, in McKeesport, Pa. She graduated from Huron High School in 1979. Kathy worked as a switchboard operator for Providence Hospital and Behnke’s Telephone Answering Service, Sandusky, for more than 27 years. She was very compassionate about her work.
She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, Huron. She enjoyed music, dancing, and most of all her family.
She is survived by daughters, Stephanie (Todd) Spore, of Sandusky, and Michelle Boone, of Huron; her parents, Eileen Kelly and Michael Sudsina, both of Huron; sister, Mary Ellen (Robert) Longnecker, of Huron; brothers, Michael (Martha) Sudsina, of Aurora, Ohio, and Chris (Nancy) Sudsina, of Pittsburgh; a granddaughter, Lexi Kathleen Spore; nieces, Alicia Hahn, Jillian Sudsina and Megan Sudsina; nephews, Nick and John Michael Sudsina; great-niece, Taryn Hahn; and great-nephew, Ben Hahn; and her special friend, Kim Schaffter.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lynn C. Boone and a nephew, Andy Guerrero.
Friends may call 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, June 7, at Foster Funeral Home & Crematory, 410 Main St., Huron. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 8, at St. Peter Catholic Church, 430 Main St., Huron. The Rev. Jeffery Sikorski will officiate.
Contributions may be made to Cancer Services, 505 E. Perkins Ave, Sandusky, OH 44870, or to the Humane Society of Erie County, 1911 Superior St., Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be shared at fosterfh.com.