CLAUSS--Kathryn Haag, a loving mother and grandmother to five children and six grandchildren, passed away in Greenwich, CT, on October 29, 2013, in the warm company of her family. She actively raised and fiercely loved her five children, Bryan, Melissa, Lindsay, Ashley and Duncan, and instilled in them an unwavering sense of loyalty and commitment to each other. She was a committed and loving wife to Roy Stuart Clauss for 25 years. To the end, family meant everything to her. She was especially close to her siblings, Jan, Jon, Larry and Martha; their spouses, John Veryzer, Kelley Dominique, Susan Fisher Haag, and Jean Mills; and her mother, Audrey Lucille Haag, who passed away in June. She also leaves her sons-in-law, Matthew Malone and Thomas J. Sheehy, daughter-in-law Sasha North-Clauss, and her father, Ray Haag, of Bay Shore, NY, as well as her grandchildren-- Madeleine, Ellie, Quinn, Teddy, Cooper and Adelaide, who adored her. She will be missed, celebrated, and never forgotten. She would have it no other way. Services to be held on Saturday, November 2nd at 11am at Christ Church in Greenwich, CT. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Adopt-A-Bench Program of Central Park Conservancy in Kathryn's name or to B*Cured.
Published in The New York Times on Oct. 31, 2013