- Local Guide
Kathryn A. McBride, 83, of St. Marys, died at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Golden Living Center – Valley in St. Marys.
She was born on Jan. 29, 1930, in Wapakoneta, to Hugh and Gertrude (Schneider) Cook.
On Dec. 5, 1953, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wapakoneta, she married Perry D. McBride, who survives.
She is also survived by two daughters, Deborah McBride of St. Marys and Dawn Cunningham of West Jefferson, four grandchildren, Justin (Tiffany) McBride, Nicholas Cunningham, Kelly Cunningham and Carly Cunningham, a brother, Richard Cook of Wapakoneta, a sister, Shirley Springer of Wapakoneta and a sister-in-law, Pat Cook of St. Marys.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Cynthia McBride, parents Hugh and Gertrude Cook, brother Fred Cook and brother-in-law Edwin Springer.
She was a 1950 graduate of New Knoxville High School.
A homemaker and retail clerk, she also sold Tupperware products for many years.
She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys.
Her favorite pastimes included crocheting, knitting, sewing and playing card games.
A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, the Rev. Barry Stechschulte, officiant.
Burial will follow at Gethsemane Cemetery in St. Marys.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday and from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, Ohio 703 West Chapel, in St. Marys.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Cancer Association of Auglaize County, or to any charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be expressed via MillerFuneralHomes.net.