Katherine E. Guitar, 86, of County Route 12, passed away unexpectedly at her home on May 15, 2009.
Born on Feb. 14, 1923, in Ticonderoga, she was the daughter of the late William and Ella (Bennett) Manell.
She worked for many years at Champlain Silk Mill, the Whitehall Coat Factory, Sears Roebuck and Co and Chase’s Grocery Store.
She enjoyed playing bingo.
She was member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Post No. 83, of Whitehall.
Besides her parents and her husband, William I. Guitar, she is predeceased by one son, Benjamin D. Guitar, and one brother, William “Bud” Manell.
She is survived by two sons, Glendon Guitar and his wife, Deborah, of Clemons and William Guitar and his wife, Elaine, of Lake Havasu, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren as well as a sister, Doris Riley of Dresden.
A funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, May 19, at the Jillson Funeral Home Inc., 46 Williams St., Whitehall, at a time to be announced.
Interment will follow at Greenmount Cemetery in Whitehall.
Calling hours were held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, May 18, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation in Katherine’s name to Skenesborough E. M. S., P. O. Box 333, Whitehall, N.Y. 12887.