Katherine M. Sterle, 95, of Bradley Brook Rd., passed away Sunday, October 9, 2011 at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Utica. She was born in Islin, PA on April 7, 1916, a daughter of Mark and Anna Butry Mussision and recelved her education in local schools. She married Dannie J. Sterle who predeceased her on July 8, 1980. Katherine was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and assisted her husband in the operation of their dairy farm.
Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Mary Sterle of Eaton; three sisters, Rosie Knasick and Eva Campbell of Earlville; Ann Dale of Sherburne; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by a daughter, Mary Bliss; two brothers, Frank Musician and Charlie Mussision; and two sisters, Helen Parker and Mary Jenne.
Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. Interment will be held in the Eaton Village Cemetery.
Contributions in Katherine's memory may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Resources of CNY, Inc., PO Box 237, E. Syracuse, NY 13057.
Arrangements are by Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 31 Cedar St., Morrisville, NY.