YORK, Pa. - Gretchen M. Gravatt, 45, of Hellam Township, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at the York Hospital.
Gretchen was born on Dec. 31, 1967, in Trenton, N.J., the daughter of Nicholas G. and Muriel M. (Aschenbrenner) Katona of York. She was a finance manager for Apple BMW. Gretchen liked being with her friends and was always there in times of need. She simply loved life. One of her favorite pastimes was riding horses.
In addition to her parents, Gretchen is survived by a brother, Nicholas "Greg" Katona of York and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday (Feb. 22) at the Etzweiler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1111 E. Market St., York, PA 17403. Father Carl Tancredi of York College and Bill Holtzman of Harvest Chapel will officiate. Burial will be in Stony Brook Mennonite Cemetery. The viewing will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to American
, 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603, or to the
., 3001 Old Gettysburg Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011. www.etzweiler.com.