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October 1, 2013

Kathryn S. Park

Kathryn S. Park

ONEONTA — Kathryn S. Park, 90, passed away peacefully on Sept. 26, 2013, at A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Gilbertsville on April 8, 1923, to the late Archie and Emily (Halbert) Saunders.

Kathryn graduated from Gilbertsville Central School.

She married Walter D. Park in September of 1954.

She was employed by Scintilla where she met her husband. Once they started their family she became a homemaker. Her family meant the world to her. She loved to cook and bake and was known for her delicious pies. She will be dearly missed by her friends and family.

Kathryn was predeceased by her husband, Walter Park.

She is survived by her daughters, Rosemary and Donald Haynes and Jean and William Hoag and son, Walter and Rhonda Park. She is also survived by grandchildren, James (Kathy) Ellis, Richmond (Wendy) Ellis, Rochelle Bellamy, Walter (Lauren) Park, Brittany Park, Courtney Park, Joshua (Stephanie) Taylor and Brett (Abbie) Taylor; several great-grandchildren; and her brother, Norman Saunders.

At her request there will be no calling hours or funeral service. Friends and family are invited to a celebration of life in her honor from 2:30 to 6:30 pm., Friday, Oct. 4, at the VFW, West Main Street, Sidney.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Arrangements are under the guidance of Johnston Funeral Home of Morris.

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