AGE: 63 • Lewes, DE
Katherine McCurdy, 63, died on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. Daughter of the late Louis and Geraldine Yannetta, Katherine was born in Somerville and lived most of her life in Bridgewater before moving to Lewes, DE 5 years ago. She retired in 1990 from AT&T in Bedminster as a Manager of Cost and Rates. She was a volunteer at the "Gift of Life" in Philadelphia where she gave presentations on organ donation; she organized walks and pancake breakfasts at the National Kidney Foundation; volunteered at the business office of St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church in Lewes, DE and was on the welcoming committee and member of the "Women's Corner Stone" at the Immaculate Conception Church in Clinton. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her and always remembered for her time she so generously gave to many organizations and her love of decorating and antiques.
She is predeceased by her brother, Eugene Yannetta in 1981. She leaves behind to cherish her memory her beloved husband of 39 years, Richard W. "Dick" McCurdy of Lewes, DE; step-mother, Maria Yannetta of Bound Brook; sisters, Mary McCarthy and husband Charles of Hillsborough, Lina Miceli and husband Joe of Clinton; nieces and nephews, David and Cynthia Miceli of Clinton, Linda Rodriguez and husband Edward of Elizabeth, Michael McCarthy of Hillsborough and great- nieces and nephews, Ryan, Rebecca and Danielle Miceli and Eddie Rodriguez.
Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, January 27, 2013 between the hours of 2 and 5 PM at Bridgewater Funeral Home, 707 East Main St., Bridgewater. Prayers will be said 8:30 AM on Monday, January 28, 2013 at the funeral home followed by a 9:30 AM Mass at St. Joseph's Church in Bound Brook. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Gift of Life Family House, 401 Callowhill St., Philadelphia, PA 19123. To sign the online guestbook, please visit www.bridgewaterfuneralhome.com