Camden- Katherine â€˜Katieâ€™ B. Fay 87, of Dunbar Road passed away at home Monday Nov 7, 2011. She was born Feb 22, 1924 in Camden, NY a daughter of Rudolph & Louisa Kopf Bajohr and was a 1941 graduate of Camden High School. Katie previously worked for the Acme and P & C Food markets and several area restaurants. She was a lifetime member of the Arthur S. Moran American Legion Auxiliary and had attended St. Johnâ€™s Church where she was active in several organizations. Katie was previously married to Donald Gerow, he passed away during WWII. On April 18, 1959 she married Stewart Fay in Osceola, the marriage was later blessed by Rev. Joseph P. Kennedy.
Surviving are her husband, Stewart, four daughters, Holly Kirvan, Eden Prairie, MN, Christine & Robert Kaiser, South Hampton, NY, Lynne & James Catanzaro, Rome, NY, Laurel & Douglas Holly, Holmes, NY, two sons, Gary & Jessie Hayes, Peru, IN, Michael & Donna Fay, Litchfield Park, AZ, 13 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, two sisters in law, Doreen Bajohr Clark, Orda Hayes, both from Camden, NY and Mary Fay McGraw, Clifton Park, NY. She was predeceased by two brothers, Rudolph â€˜Sonnyâ€™ and Robert Bajohr.
A Funeral Mass will be held 9:30 am Saturday from St. Johnâ€™s Church, Camden, NY. Interment St. Johnâ€™s Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc., 109 Main Street, Camden, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to Arthur S. Moran American Legion, Hospice & Palliative Care, New Hartford, NY or a charity of choice
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