December 8, 1923 to April 22, 2014
Oneida- Kathryn, E. Pfendler, 90, longtime resident of MacArthur Parkway, passed away on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Rome Memorial Hospital. Prior to her hospital stay she had resided at Bethany Gardens Skilled Nursing Facility, Rome.
Katie was born in Albany on December 8, 1923 the daughter of Marlene Pfendler. She spent her youth in Boonville, where she received her education. For a time, she was employed at the Shefield Milk Plant, and later for the Monroe Co., both of Boonville.
In 1946, Katie moved to Oneida, where she was then employed as a machine operator for the Oneida Limited Co. of Sherrill, until her retirement in 1985. For several years while in Oneida, she made her home with her Aunt E. Agnes Pfendler.
Kathryn was of the Catholic faith, and was a parishioner of St. Patrick's Church of Oneida, where she was also a member of their Altar & Rosary Society. Katie was a member of the Oneida Chapter of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, a former member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Oneida, and a Lady Owl in the Order of The Owls, Nest #2210, Oneida. She was also a member of the Oneida Limited Retirees Association.
Katie is survived by many cousins. The last of her family, she was predeceased by her Aunts and Uncles: E. Agnes Pfendler, Nora Fey, Leone Domser; John, Kenneth, Glen, and Norm Pfendler.
Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, April 28, at 11:00 am at St. Joseph's Church, Boonville, where Rev. Sean Patrick O'Brien, Pastor, will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Boonville. Calling hours will be held on Monday from 9:30-10:30 A.M., at the Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler Street, Boonville.