Funeral services for Katherine Planty, age 95, of Potsdam, will be held Friday, July 5, 2013 at noon at the Garner Funeral Service with Msgr. Robert Aucoin celebrant. Burial will follow the service at Hillcrest Cemetery in Parishville. Friends may call at the Funeral Home on Friday from 10 am until the time of the service. Online condolences can be sent at www.garnerfh.com.
Katherine died Wednesday July 3, 2013 at the United Helpers Nursing Home in Ogdensburg where she was a resident since April 21, 2013.
Katherine was born June 19, 1918 at home in Hopkinton, NY to the late Truman and Louise McDonald Taylor. Katherine is survived by a girl that she raised from 7 months old, Bernice Clements and her 2 boys Justin and Skylar of North Carolina. She is also survived by many beloved nieces and nephews.
Katherine married Lewis Planty in 1937. They were married 44 years before Lewis died in 1981. They had a son Ricky that died at birth in 1961.
Katherine had sisters, Doris Davis and Marion Weller; as well as a brother, Francis Taylor that predeceased her.
Katherine worked by her husband’s side on a farm in Parishville for many years. She enjoyed cooking, fishing and hunting. She loved her family. She was a beloved wife, sister and an aunt. She will be missed.