Katharine P. Moseley

GRAFTON - Katharine Payne Moseley, 70, died Oct. 4, 2012, near her family home.

She was born Nov. 6, 1941, at Fort Benning, Ga., the daughter of George Van Horn and Katharine Payne Moseley.

After attending Woodstock Country Day School, she studied at Barnard College and Columbia University, earning her PhD in Sociology.

Her academic teaching career included Vanderbilt University, the University of Connecticut in Storrs and then teaching and Fulbright Scholarships across Africa. She entered the Foreign Service in 2000, continuing her work with the African people.

She enjoyed art, literature and movies, especially languages, music and dance.

Survivors include a brother, Henry, and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Her brother, George, predeceased her in 1975.

The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at St. Luke Episcopal Church in Chester and burial at 2:30 p.m. in Cobb Cemetery in Grafton. A reception will follow.

Published in Rutland Herald on Oct. 24, 2012