Kathryn R. Walker

Kathryn “Kate” Ruth Walker, 92, of Greenville, Pa., passed peacefully at home, Jan. 6, 2019.

Born in Lock Haven on Oct. 5, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Helen (Grenoble) Sterrett.

Kate attended Lock Haven area schools and after high school, attended Williamsport Community where she studied drafting After graduating she began working for Piper Aircraft during World War II.

In 1945, she married Lawrence Walker and had five children, David, Samuel, James, Margaret and William.

She later attended Centre County Vocational Technical School, becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse. For many years, she worked as an LPN for Centre County Hospital, later becoming a private duty nurse.

Kate’s kindness and generosity extended far beyond her family and loved ones. She always had a kind word and cheerful smile for those around her. Her coffee pot was always full and her door was always open.

Kate enjoyed quilting, knitting, crocheting and showing off her latest deals from a garage sale or thrift store. Her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the light of her life and she carried so much love in her heart for all of them.

Kate was preceded in death by her mother and father, Robert and Helen Sterrett, and sister, Jean (Sterrett) Miller.

She is survived by sons, David (Etta) Walker, Samuel (Sally) Walker, James (Kathy) Walker, Margaret and William; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, Inc., 231 High St., Flemington, Pa. 17745 with John Willbur and Stephen Jayne officiating. Burial will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Park. Friends and family will be received at the funeral home Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.donaldwalkerfuneralhome.com.

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