Katherine S. Henry of Laurel, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at the Lofland Park Center in Seaford.
Born in Laurel, she was the daughter of the late Edward J. Sullivan and Martha Massey Sullivan.
Katherine retired from the Laurel School District where she was a secretary for 40 years. She was a lifetime member of Centenary United Methodist Church, member of the Laurel Alumni Association, past treasurer of the Laurel Senior Center, member of the Delmarva Campers Association, and she was the last and longest existing charter member of the Martha Rebekah Lodge #21 in Laurel. She also enjoyed reading, and needlepointing. Above all her accomplishments, her life was dedicated to loving her family, grandchildren, and friends.
Katherine is survived by her sons, Steven Henry and his wife Teresa of Laurel and Fred Albert Henry and his wife Betty of Cumberland, Va.; grandchildren, Kathy Hill and her husband Randy, Doug Henry and his wife Michelle, Donna Meding and her husband Scott, and Jennifer Jones and her husband Jim; great-grandchildren, Alexander West, Andrew West, Tyler Meding, Justin Hill, Brittany Hill, Victoria Henry and Christopher Jones; a sister, Mary Jane Unglesbee; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Marion “Pete” Henry.
A funeral service was held on Sunday, Sept. 15, at Hannigan, Short, Disharoon Funeral Home, Laurel. The Rev. Ruth Tull officiated. Interment was in Laurel Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Laurel Alumni Association, PO Box 382, Laurel, DE 19956; Centenary United Methodist Church, 200 W. Market St., Laurel, DE 19956; Martha Rebekah Lodge #21, PO Box 146, Laurel, DE 19956; or Lofland Park Center, c/o Alzheimer Unit, 715 E. King St., Seaford, DE 19973.