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Kathleen Gupton "Katie" Eaton

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Kathleen Gupton "Katie" Eaton Obituary

Kathleen Gupton Eaton

AGE: 94 • Ocean View

Kathleen "Katie" Gupton Eaton, age 94 of Ocean View, DE formerly of Hyattsville and Cheverly, MD passed away on Friday, October 7, 2016 at her home.

Katie was born in Berwyn Heights, MD on August 17, 1922 daughter of the late Ewing L. and Lucy B. (Bennett) Gupton, Sr. She was a graduate of Hyattsville High School and worked as a personnel manager at the University of Maryland retiring in 1982 after 25 years of service.

She was a member of the Ladies Sodality at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Bethany Beach and the Homemaker's Group in the Bethany area. Katie enjoyed playing bridge, golfing, knitting and reading.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Francis E. Eaton in 2000; her brother, Ewing L. Gupton, Jr. in 2004 and three sisters, Lucy Puciloski in 2002, Elizabeth Mason in 2004 and Mary Duvall in 2013. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at St. Ann Catholic Church, 691 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach, DE 19930, where friends and family may call after 11 a.m. Interment will be held privately at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Millsboro, DE.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Kathleen's name to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963 or by visiting

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Published in The News Journal on Oct. 10, 2016
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