Katherine A. “Kay” (Pauquette) Buker of Guilderland died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008 at Our Lady of Mercy Life Center.
Born in Raceville, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Henry and Catherine (Nelson) Pauquette.
She was a graduate of Granville High School and had lived in Albany since 1943. Mrs. Buker worked for the former Montgomery Ward Company, the Pitney Bowes Corporation and retired from Albany Medical College as Assistant Purchasing Manager.
She enjoyed cooking, entertaining, bowling and golf.
Wife of the late Frederick Buker, sister of Leo Pauquette of Granville, Pauline Grottoli of Granville, Joseph Pauquette of Glenmont, Margaret Fennell of Granville, W.B. Pauquette of Voorheesville, and the late Helene Montesano, Madalyn Lawler, Jean Caiazza, Veronica Aldous, Henry Pauquette and Theodore Pauquette.
Also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, Dec. 27 at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 40 Hopewell Street, Albany. Internment was in Calvary Cemetery, Glenmont.
In lieu of flowers, those who wish to make a contribution in memory of Katherine to their favorite charity.