Katherine Wolfe

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Katherine Wolfe, of Shavertown, died Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

She was born and raised in Forty Fort, a daughter of the late Charles and Myrtle Earl Sayre. She graduated from Forty Fort High School, class of 1939, and Wyoming Seminary Dean School of Business. She also took courses at New York School of Interior Design and Penn State University. Prior to her marriage, she had been employed by an industrial Realtor.

Katherine resided in Shavertown since 1984. Previously, she resided in Philadelphia and Chambersburg. She was a dealer and an avid collector of antiques.

She was a member of Bennett Presbyterian Church, Luzerne.

Preceding her in death are her sisters, Helen Fuss and Charlotte Eckenrode; and a brother, Earl Sayre.

Surviving are nieces, Eloise Lane, Owego, N.Y., Pat Rantz, Bethany Beach, Del., Kathy Adams, Kennesaw, Ga., and Peg Santoro, Upper Montclair, N.J.

Funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Hugh B. Hughes & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1044 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, with the Rev. James Quinn officiating. Interment will be in Fern Knoll Burial Park, Dallas. Friends may call on Monday from 10 a.m. until service time.

Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to Bennett Presbyterian Church, Bennett Street, Luzerne, PA 18704.

For information or to send the family an online message of condolence, visit the funeral home's website at
Published in Times Leader on Apr. 12, 2013
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