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Kathryn E. Fustine, 85, of 1144 Alexander St., Brockway, died Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at Highland View Health Care Center in Brockway.
She was born July 12, 1925 in Brockway, the daughter of the late Henry and Minnie Patterson Mooney. On March 5, 1946, at St. Tobias Church in Brockway, she married Henry A. Fustine, who survives.
Kathryn was a member at St. Tobias Catholic Church and was also a member of the St. Tobias Rosary Society. She served two terms as president of the Rosary Society. She also served for several years as secretary of the Cemetery Association of St. Tobias. She was an election assistant in federal, state and local elections. She graduated from Brockway Area High School, Class of 1943. She held various jobs throughout her life, the most recent of which was at a local bakery.
She was a loving wife and mother, and a homemaker, and very much enjoyed visiting her family and friends. She also had a great sense of humor.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by four daughters, Karen, Mrs. Dennis May of Brockway, Joanne, Mrs. Craig Gahr of Kersey, Janice, Mrs. David Inzana of Brockway, Dolores, Mrs. Marshall Wolfe of St. Marys; two sons, Dennis (Jeanne) Fustine of Brockport and Robert (Annette) Fustine of North Carolina; 17 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and by nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by eight brothers, Leon, Floyd, Charles, Harold, Daniel, Lyle, James, and Earl Mooney; a sister, Isabelle Lowman; and by a great-grandchild, Edward May. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Kathryn E. Fustine will be celebrated on Friday, June 3 at 9 a.m. at St. Tobias Church in Brockway, with Msgr. Charles Kaza as celebrant and Msgr. George Adams as co-celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Tobias Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway. A Vigil Service will be held at 8:45 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Highland View Health Care Center, 90 Main St., Brockway, PA 15824; or to St. Tobias Church, 1100 Hewitt St., Brockway, PA 15824. Online condolences may be left at csfhinc.com.