Katherine Mary Fruke

  • "With deepest sympathy during this time of difficulty."
    - Manchester Funeral Home

Katherine Mary Fruke, 82, who originally lived in Hebron for over 40 years, passed away Nov. 29, 2018, in Glastonbury.

She was born to the late Edward and Mary Kirchhoff Jan. 7, 1936, in Brooklyn, New York. She was married to her loving husband, Wayne, for 38 years until his passing 10 years ago. Katherine worked at Hartford Insurance Co. along with her husband, Wayne, until retiring. After her retirement Kathy sold Avon products from her home. Not having children, Kathy enjoyed her cats, designing flower arrangements, and traveling.

Kathy is survived by her brother, Harry Kirchhoff and his wife, Barbara; her sister-in-law, Mary Kirchhoff; and numerous nieces and nephews and their families. Along with her parents, Kathy was predeceased by her husband, Wayne; her brother, Edward Kirchhoff; and sister, Joan Farinella and brother-in-law, Frank Farinella.

Calling hours will be held Friday, Dec. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Manchester Funeral Home, 142 East Center St., Manchester.

The funeral service will be Saturday, Dec. 8 at 10 a.m. at St. Maurice Church, 32 Hebron Road, Bolton, with burial to follow at the New Hebron Cemetery in Hebron.

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Published in Journal Inquirer from Dec. 5 to Dec. 9, 2018
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