BOOLBOL-- Katherine King. Devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Died July 27, 2009 after a long illness. Katherine was a pioneer in the garment industry holding several executive level positions and paving the way for future generations of women. She was fiercely loyal and devoted to her nuclear and extended family. She is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Joseph, her sons Joseph, Robert and his wife Elizabeth, daughter Susan, and her wife Pam, Katherine McPartland and her husband James, and her six beautiful grandchildren. Also survived by her siblings Elizabeth Minsky, Joelyn Viscardi and Joseph King. She was adored by all and will be missed every day. Visiting Wednesday 7-9pm, Thursday 2-4 and 7-9pm, Clavin Funeral Home, 7722 Fourth Ave., Brooklyn, 718-745-1445. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, 10:30am, Our Lady of Angels Church, 7320 Fourth Ave., Brooklyn. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in Katherine's name to the Smile Train for Children at www.smiletrain.org.
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Published in The New York Times on July 29, 2009