Katherine A. Edgett
1940 - 2022
Obituary of Katherine A. Edgett
Katherine A. Edgett
Forest City - Katherine A. Edgett, 81, of Forest City passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2022 in Hospice of the Carolinas Foothills with her family by her side.
She was born in Frankfort, NY on February 27, 1940, the daughter of the late Andrew and Josephine Tubia Trippen and received her sacraments from the former St. Mary’s Church, Frankfort. She attended Frankfort schools and graduated from Frankfort Schuyler High School with the class of 1957. She was at one time married to Donald Edgett and of the union came three children, Robert, Yvonne and Roxanne. Katherine had several careers throughout her life and retired from Blue Cross Blue Shield, Utica. She was an avid gemologist and made serval pieces of jewelry. Following her retirement, she relocated to Alaska, living with her son Robert for 13 years. In November of 2020 she moved to North Carolina living with her daughter, Yvonne. Being a very religious woman, she continued to contribute to her home church and in Copper City, AK.
Katherine is survived by her son, Robert and his wife, Lisa Edgett of Copper City AK, two daughter, Yvonne and her wife, Lynn Ferpes Edgett of Forest City NC and Roxanne Edgett of Sacramento CA; her son, Gary and his wife, Elizabeth Gaborniault of Spring City PA; four sisters, Carmelita Sgroi and Geraldine Olds both of Frankfort, Joanne Dunadee of Webster NY and Teri Hight of Richfield Springs; ten grandchildren, Bobby, Brenton, Shelby, Jared, Brittany, Keith, Killian, Tristen, Declan and Logan and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by two sisters, Phylis Leogrande and Agnes Bowman.
Her funeral will be held Thursday morning, March 3, 2022 at 9:45 AM from the V.J. Iocovozzi Funeral Home Inc., 203 Second Ave. Frankfort and at 10:30 in Our Lady Queen of Apostles Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Paul Catena, Pastor. Spring interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Calling hours will be Wednesday, March 2 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the V. J. Iocovozzi Funeral Home, Inc. 203 Second Ave., Frankfort.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Katherine's memory may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be placed on Katherine’s online memorial page by going to www.iocovozzifuneralhomes.com