She met and married her husband of 65 years in Chicago. She moved back to her husband's hometown of Bristol where she was a lived here until she split many years between Connecticut and St Petersburg, Florida. Katherine was employed by General Electric (GE) for many years until her retirement and she started her new career of going into business with her husband, daughter Kathy, and son in law, Brian, to run Ernie's Discount Liquors until her final retirement at the age of 75. She was a former member of the Prospect United Methodist Church in Bristol where she taught Sunday School for many years. Katherine enjoyed shopping, tag sales with her daughter, Kathy, Sunday rides after breakfast with her husband, and the Florida sunshine! She had a bold sense of style that matched her personality.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday, July 5th at St. Joseph Church at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Thursday morning from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at DuPont Funeral Home, 25 Bellevue Ave., Bristol. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Joseph Church, 149 Goodwin St., Bristol, CT 06010. Family and friends may leave a condolence message by visiting www.dupontfuneralhome.com