WHITEFORD, MD Kathryn T. Kerr, 91, died on Monday, December 24, 2012, at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, Bel Air, Md. She was the wife of, the love of her life, Merton D. Kerr who died in 1986. Mrs. Kerr was born on July 18, 1921, in Jarrettsville, Md., a daughter of the late John Martin and Nellie (Hess) Tipton Sr. Mrs. Kerr was a graduate of the former Jarrettsville High School in 1938 and of the former Western Maryland College in 1942. She was a teacher for 34 years retiring in 1976 after teaching at Bel Air High School, the former Slate Ridge School, North Harford High School and Middle Schools. She was a member of Slateville Presbyterian Church where she was a deacon, elder and member of the choir for over 30 years. She loved working on the farm with her late husband and was an avid fisherman, having gone on fishing trips with her late husband to the Florida Keys and Canada. She is survived by a sister-in-law Anna Smith Tipton; a niece, Bonnie L. Tipton and a nephew, John Isaac. In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by a brother, John M. (Jack) Tipton; a sister, Betsy T. Isaac and a niece, Connie T. Martin. Funeral service will be on Monday, December 31, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Slateville Presbyterian Church, 308 Slateville Road, Delta. Visitation will be at the church from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Interment will be in Slateville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Kathryn T. Kerr Scholarship Fund, c/o North Harford High School, 211 Pylesville Road, Pylesville, MD 21132 For directions or to send condolences, please call 800-550-5915 or visit www.harkinsfuneralhome.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Dec. 28, 2012