Kathryn L (Wilkinson) Kidder

Born: Sat., Dec. 22, 1923
Died: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019


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Kathryn “Peppy” L. (Wilkinson) Kidder, age 95, of
North East, passed away on Thursday, November 14 at
Ball Pavilion. She was born on December 22, 1923 in
Sherman, N.Y., daughter of the late Clifford and Mary
(Coolidge) Wilkinson.
Kathryn graduated from North
East High School in 1940 and became
the home maker for her family.
Kathryn’s many friends describe
her as intelligent and quick witted.
She was supportive, insightful, a
great listener, and she could always
be counted on for a book recommendation.
Kathryn was in touch with the ebb
and flow of the natural world and spent much of her
time outdoors. She was a member of the North Coast
Striders, and had a life long interest in bicycling and
baseball.
Kathryn was preceded in death by her husband,
Kenneth B. Kidder in 2003; a brother, Raymond
Wilkinson; and a sister-in-law, Ruth Wilkinson.
She is survived by her daughters, Gayle Kidder
(Stuart) of San Diego, California, Terry Little (Harold)
of Grove City, Ohio, and Daryl Ann Kidder of North
East; sons, Philip Kidder (Jeanne) of North East,
and Miles Kidder of North East; sister-in-law, Donna
Brancke (Jack) of Florida; six grandchildren and ten
great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces, nephews,
cousins, and many friends.
Private funeral arrangements in convenience of the
family are being handled by the William D. Elkin Funeral
Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East. Private
interment will be held at Lowville cemetery.
In memory of Kathryn take a walk, plant a tree, or
read a book.

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