Katherine Dunn

Katherine Dunn, 76, of Dalton died Wednesday morning at VNA Hospice at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. She was the widow of the late William E. Dunn, who died in 2001.

Born on May 2, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Elisabeth Unley. She graduated from Dalton High School and attended Syracuse University. Kathy was an active member of the Dalton United Methodist Church.

She was a loving sister, mother and grandmother, whose happiest times were spent with her family. She loved spending time at her mountain cabin in LaQuin and enjoyed playing bridge with friends. Kathy was very family oriented and would go above and beyond to help and unite everyone.

Very special thanks to the ER and VNA Hospice staff at Geisinger CMC. The family would also like to express its thanks and gratitude for their kind care and support to Kathy and her family during this difficult time.

She is survived by her five children, David Dunn, Debby Dunn Stiles, Diane Dunn, Suzzane Schneider and Michael Dunn, all of Dalton; grandchildren, Kendall and Kori Stiles; Matthew and Stephen Miller; Elise Collarini, Alexander, Kasey and Jordan Schneider; Keith and Kyle Goldovich; and great-grandson, Maximus Collarini; sisters, Jane Richards, Nicholson Twp.; Gretchen Paal, Sparta, N.J.; Karen Unley, Boyton Beach, Fla.; many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Dalton United Methodist Church by Pastor Lori Robertson. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family at the Fairlawn Cemetery in Dalton.

Friends may call Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Dalton United Methodist Church or the Dalton Fire Company, Dalton, PA.

For directions or to send online condolences, visit www.lawrenceeyoungfuner alhome.com.

Published in Scranton Times on Oct. 26, 2012