June 8, 1926 to July 22, 2014
Boonville- Kathryn E. Conrad, 88, affectionately known as "Katie," a former long time resident of Birch Road, Woodgate, and more recently of Kortenaer Village, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Boonville, where she had resided since 2008.
She was born in Ithaca, on June 8, 1926, a daughter of Alvin and Wilma Russell Gilmore; she grew up in Cayuga Co, New York, and graduated from Union Springs High School. For a time Katie lived in Rochester, where she was employed at McCurdy's Department Store. On November 19, 1966, she married William J. Conrad, in Auburn, NY, at the Methodist Church.
In 1966, the couple moved to Woodgate and from then until 1976, she was employed in camera case assembly at Mele Manufacturing Co. Utica. Mr. Conrad, at WWII Veteran and head bus driver for the Union Springs Central School, died on February 26, 1981.
Katie is survived by a sister and brother in law, Mac and Carol Collins, Ithaca, and several nieces. She was predeceased by a step daughter and her husband, Patricia and Michael Kotary, by a brother, Robert Gilmore and by a nephew.
Her Funeral will be Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, with interment to follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, West Leyden. There will be a calling hour at the funeral home on Friday from 1 until 2 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Boonville Fire Department Ambulance Fund P.O. Box 64, Boonville, NY 13309.