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Katherine P. Schwarczkopf

Birth
Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA
Death 6 May 1999 (aged 89)
Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA
Burial Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 101991116 · View Source
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NORFOLK -- The funeral for Katherine P. Schwarczkopf, 89, of 8068 Route 56 Norfolk, NY, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of the Visitation, Norfolk, with the Rev. Andrew J. Amyot officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Potsdam.

Mrs. Schwarczkopf died Thursday morning at Community Nursing Home, Potsdam.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Buck Funeral Home, Norfolk.

Katherine was chief telephone operator with New York Telephone Co. until her retirement in 1973, after 39 years.

Born March 24, 1910, in Potsdam, daughter of George and Margaret Mullin Perkins, she married Elek A. Schwarczkopf on Oct. 27, 1952. He died March 9, 1985.

She was a charter member and past president of the Zonta Club and a member of New York Telephone Pioneers, the Church of the Visitation Altar and Rosary Society and Potsdam Business and Professional Women's Club, where she was named woman of the year in 1970. She was an American Heart Fund volunteer.

Surviving are three brothers, Laurence Perkins, Clayton, Lloyd Perkins, Canton, and Robert Perkins, Syracuse; four sisters, Mrs. Richard (Marjorie) Beigel, Central Square, Mrs. Floyd (Ruth) Carmichael, Tupper Lake, Mrs Ricarhd (Irene) Murphy, Potsdam, and Lois Perkins, Potsdam, and several nieces and nephews.

Donations may be made to the Church of the Visitation.


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  • Created by: Rock Of Ages
  • Added: 10 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101991116
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Katherine P. Schwarczkopf (24 Mar 1910–6 May 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101991116, citing Saint Mary's Cemetery, Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Rock Of Ages (contributor 47062531) .