Kathryn E. Berkey of Denton, MD, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at the Memorial Hospital in Easton, MD. She was 87 years old.
Born in Westminster on March 26, 1932, MD, Mrs. Berkey was the daughter of the late John Granville Arbaugh and Marguerite Elizabeth Ament Arbaugh. Her husband, Rev. Byron Berkey, died June 7, 1990.
Originally from Westminster, Mrs. Berkey and her family moved to Denton from West Virginia in 1970 when her husband became minister of the Denton Church of the Brethren. She had been a cook for the Denton Elementary School, retiring in 2004 and was a very active member of the Denton Church of the Brethren.
Mrs. Berkey is survived by three sons: Karl G. Berkey (Malinda) of Seaford, DE, Gerald L. Berkey (Stephanie) of Denton and Keith J. Berkey Cindy) of Denton; 6 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Her daughter, Carolyn Kay Berkey, died June 16, 2000 and she is also preceded in death by her sister, Mildred I. Garrett.
A memorial service will be held at 3 PM on Saturday, May 18th, at the Denton Church of the Brethren on Seventh St. in Denton where friends may visit with the family from 2 until 3 before the service. The interment will be private.
If friends wish to send memorial donations, the family suggests sending them to the Denton Church of the Brethren, PO Box 484, Denton, MD 21629 or to Camp Mardela, PO Box 460, Denton, MD 21629.
Denton Church of the Brethren
PO Box 484, Denton MD 21629
P.O. Box 460, Denton MD 21629