Obituary for Katharyn S. Lash
FRIENDSHIP – Katharyn S. Lash, 88, entered into the care of her Lord and Savior, Thursday, August 31, 2017, surrounded by her daughters, in the comfort and peace of her home, following a long illness.
Born in Rockland, October 21, 1928, she was the daughter of John A. and Lena Ulmer Stevens. Educated in local schools she was a 1947 graduate of Rockland High School.
On August 9, 1947, she married Robert S. Lash, Jr. in Rockland. Bob and Kay made their home in Friendship where they raised their family.
Kay was a long-time active member of the Friendship United Methodist Church.
Besides her husband of 66 years who died in 2013, Kay was pre-deceased by two half-brothers, Arron Stevens and Robert Stevens, Sr. She is survived by three daughters, Laurinda L. Cushman and her husband Albert, Marilyn E. Lash, Celia L. Briggs and her husband Chuck all of Friendship; six grandchildren and their spouses, Jessica and Joshua Barrett of Island Pond, VT, Cecily and Andrew Havener of Friendship, Christopher and Cayce Briggs of Newcastle, Laura and Jacob Oliver of Nobleboro, Matthew and Meghan Briggs of Cushing, Gwendolynn and Joshua Glidden of Friendship, and 14 great-grandchildren as well as many extended family members.
The family wishes to thank Hospice Home Health Care for the excellent care and attention given during the last 17 months, with a special debt of gratitude to Richard and Val.
A graveside funeral service will be held at 3:00 P.M., Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at Old Village Cemetery, Friendship. The Rev. Robert Dorr and Rev. Alan Chamberlin will officiate. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Hospice Volunteer Auxiliary, 40 Anchor Drive, Rockport, ME 04856. Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock Street, Rockland.