Katherine Wolfe of Shavertown died Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
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She was born and raised in Forty Fort and was the daughter of the late Charles and Myrtle Earl Sayre. She graduated from Forty Fort High School, Class of 1939, and Wyoming Seminary Dean School of Business. She also took courses at the New York School of Interior Design and Penn State University.
Prior to her marriage, she had been employed by an industrial realtor.
Katherine had resided in Shavertown since 1984. Previously she had resided in Philadelphia and Chambersburg.
She was a dealer and an avid collector of antiques.
She was a member of Bennett Presbyterian Church, Luzerne.
Preceding her in death were her sisters, Helen Fuss and Charlotte Eckenrode; and a brother, Earl Sayre.
Surviving are nieces, Eloise Lane, Owego, N.Y.; Pat Rantz, Bethany Beach, Del.; Kathy Adams, Kennesaw, Ga.; and Peg Santoro, Upper Montclair, N.J.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Hugh B. Hughes & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1044 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, with the Rev. James Quinn officiating. The interment will be in Fern Knoll Burial Park, Dallas. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time Monday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bennett Presbyterian Church, Bennett Street, Luzerne, PA 18704.
For information, or to send the family an online message of condolence, you may visit the funeral home website at hughbhughes.com.
Published in Citizens' Voice from Apr. 11 to Apr. 12, 2013