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Katherine M. (Ambrosy) GilmoreDecember 30, 1928 ~ August 1, 2017 (age 88)
Katherine M. Gilmore
“Loving wife, mother and grandmother”
Katherine M. Gilmore, 88, of Washington passed away unexpectedly Tuesday August 1, 2017 in Washington Hospital.
She was born December 30, 1928 in Bentleyville the daughter of Frank and Julia Senkus Ambrosy.
She Graduated Bentleyville High School, Class of 1946, as valedictorian of her class where she enjoyed playing violin for the High School Orchestra. Following graduation, the Veterans Administration in Chicago and Philadelphia employed her.
Mrs. Gilmore then worked as a credit manager with JC Penney Company for 25 years until her retirement in 1999.
She was a member of St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church in Washington where she was very active in the Confraternity of Christian Mothers and the Parish Council.
She was a member of the American Legion Post 175 Ladies Auxiliary.
She enjoyed taking family vacations and cruises.
On October 24, 1953 in St. Luke Roman Catholic Church in Bentleyville, she married Charles W. Gilmore who survives. Together they were married for sixty-four years.
Surviving are two daughters Susan (Tony) Capuro of The Colony TX and Teresa (Clay) Smith of Carrollton, TX and two sons Michael (Linda) Gilmore of Burgettstown and Mark (Tammy) Gilmore of Washington. Also surviving are three granddaughters Jennifer, Nicole and Danielle; two grandsons Jared and Brandon; two great grandchildren Mason and Sebastian; and a sister Josephine Sirianni of Bentleyville. Several nieces and nephews survive as well as various relatives living in Lithuania.
She was preceded in death by two sisters Ann Markunas and Julia Evans; three brothers Stanley Ambrosy, Francis Ambrosy, Anthony Ambrosy and a granddaughter Jenna Gilmore.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday in Dale D. DeAngelo Funeral Home at 1290 Jefferson Ave. in Washington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Saturday August 5, 2017 in St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church in Washington. Entombment will be held in Washington Cemetery Mausoleum at a later date.
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