Vondel Smith Mortuary South Lakes Chapel
Memorial Service held 1:00 PM on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at South Lakes Chapel.
Susan Ann Gratch passed away on Friday, October 27, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was 69 years old. The daughter of Donald Albert and Betty Jane (Bolton) Goodenow, Susan was born on December 30, 1947 in Oneida, New York. Susan married the love of her life, Michael Joseph Gratch, on September 20, 1968 at together have shared nearly 50 years of marriage and loving family. Susan was a skilled poet and artist, who thoroughly enjoyed trivia and the music from the 1950s and 1960s. Susan’s memory will be cherished by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her:
Father, Donald Albert Goodenow.
She leaves behind her loving family:
Husband of 49 years, Michael Joseph “Mike” Gratch;
Daughter, Luci Gratch;
Mother, Betty Jane Thorn;
Brother, Charlie Goodenow;
Brother, Scott Goodenow and his wife, Sandy;
Sister, Cindy Davis and her husband, Joe;
Sister-in-law, Lucille Gratch of Manhattan/New York City, New York;
Brother-in-law and Sister-in-law: Carmen and Renate Gratch and their family of Rome, New York;
As well as many beloved extended family.