Kathleen Teresa Friedman

Kathleen Teresa Friedman

Suffolk, VA
06.05.1930 - 08.05.2020
New York

Kathleen Teresa Concannon Friedman, died on August 5, 2020 surrounded by loved ones at the home of her daughter. She was the daughter of the late Elizabeth and Thomas Concannon. Kathleen was predeceased by her husband Melvin Friedman and her sisters Joanie Johnson and Mary Daughtry.

Kathleen enjoyed crafts, sewing, and traveling. She loved to visit the Whaleyville Recreation Center two to three times a week, she was a Red Hatter and a member Beta Sigma Phi.

She is survived by her daughter Jean Jackson and husband Corbett (Red) of Suffolk; grandchildren Dale Jackson (Marsha), and Charlene Sumrell (Phillip) all of Gates Co. NC; 5 great  grandchildren Nikki Matlock (Jeffery), Justin Jackson, Caleb Wallace, Tommy Spillman, and Austin Sumrell; 3 great great-grandchildren Blaid, Faith, and Mela; nieces Ellen Johnson Roch, and Donna Vitelli (Peter); great nephews Peter Vitelli, and Matthew Vitelli; and cousins Allanah Feeney, Mary Helen Foley, and Jimmy Concannon.

A memorial service will be held after burial at Long Island National Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Blinded Veteran Association, 1101 King Street, Suite 300, Alexandra, VA 22314. R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family. Condolences may be registered at RWBakerFH.com.


Jean and family, I’m so sorry for the loss of your mother. Thinking of you and sending my deepest condolences.

Kay Hurley

She was a lovely lady. I was blessed to have her in my life.

Brenda Brinkley

Will miss Kay and all her knowledge of things and crafty talents. She was a friend to all and will be dearly missed. Prayers for the family.

Helen Blaylock

Kay was a special lady. She will be missed. I enjoyed our many crafts, games, and puzzles. My deepest sympathy on your loss.

Barb Siry

Dear Jean and Family,
On behalf of the Suffolk Treasurer's Office, I want to extend our sincerest sympathy on the loss of your Mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time.
Ronald H. Williams, City Treasurer and Office Staff

Ronald H. Williams

I want to extend my sincerest sympathy to the family of Mrs Kay she was one of a kind could ask her any thing and she no the answer my prayers are with the family.

Whaleyville Recreation Center

Teresa Alexander

Jean and family. Sending you our deepest sympathy for the loss of your mom. Kay was a sweet lady and she will be missed by all.

Debbie and Ron Sadler

Jean and family, so sorry for the loss of your Mother. Sending you our thoughts and prayers.

Vicki & Kenny Martin

jean you know that I am with you for ever I loved aunt kay and will be there for you please know that I love you just as much
your cousin ellen

ellen johnson

Jean and Red,
We are here for you. We love you very much. Aunt Kay was one of a kind. I can't thank her enough for everything she has done for me. I will always love and miss her. Anything you need we are here We love all of you. Love, your cousins Donna, Peter, Peter and Matthew

Donna Vitelli

I will truly miss Mrs. Kay. She was a game partner, and I enjoyed the pictures and talks she would share of her experiences in Japan. I pray for your family in her loss, but will always treasure the times she shared of herself with us.

B. Edwards (Whaleyville Recreational Center)

Jean, I will never forget Kay. She was such a joy to work with, talented, and an inspiration to all. I will miss her, she was so kind and generous. Sending condolences to you and your family.

Cindy Quesenberry

Dearest Jean & Red,

We are both very saddened to hear of your mother’s passing. When we first met her we thought she was truly a joy to be around. She will he missed by all she came in contact with.

Our deepest condolences and sympathies to you and your entire family. We pray your memories will bring you some comfort during the grieving process.

Donna & Jeff Bradley

Jean and family, please know how sad i am to hear of Kay's passing. I enjoyed many years of friendship with Kay when she was participating in Janome Club at Sew E-Z in Portsmouth. She did love her Janome machine!

Ruth Dunn

I am so sorry to hear the news. I sure missed your Mom on maintenance day. Prayers and hugs to you and your family. Love you!!

Emily Reaves

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