MILLERSVILLE, Md. – Kathryn "Kay" Nettleton, 100, of Salamanca, died Tuesday morning (March 12, 2013), at the home of her daughter, Gail Nettleton, in Millersville, Md.
She was born July 9, 1912, on the Kelly family farm in the Town of DeKalb, N.Y., the second of 10 children of the late Edward B. and Corinne (Gilbert) Kelly.
On Nov. 3, 1947, she was married to Roy Nettleton, a Salamanca High School teacher, who predeceased her on Sept. 14, 1999.
Mrs. Nettleton graduated from the A. Barton Hepburn Hospital School of Nursing, in 1933, and worked as a registered nurse at that hospital in Ogdensburg, N.Y., before being employed as a Registered Nurse in the elementary schools in Salamanca. She retired from the school system in 1978 and enjoyed many years of traveling.
She was a member of the former St. Patrick's Church in Salamanca.
She is survived by her daughter, Gail Nettleton; son-in-law, Donald Vogt; and her sister, Barbara (Ira) Smith of Acton, Mass.
She was predeceased by three sisters, Mrs. Paul (Marian) Briggs, Mrs. Stan (Ann) Sovie and Mrs. Earle (Betty) Johnston; five brothers, Arthur, Everett "Jim," Hugh, Edward and George Kelly; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends called at the O'Rourke & O'Rourke, Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River St., Salamanca, N.Y. on Sunday (March 17, 2013), from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Funeral services were held immediately after at the funeral home, with Deacon Michael Anderson, of Our Lady of Peace Parish, officiating.
Burial will be in the spring in Green Cemetery, Great Valley.
Memorial donations may be sent to Homecare & Hospice.
E-condolences can be sent to email@example.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.
Published in The Salamanca Press from Mar. 20 to Apr. 18, 2013