Kathleen Julia Huffer, 89, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2012, following a long period of illness. She was born Nov. 24, 1922, in North Mountains, Nova Scotia, the fifth child born to Owen Frank Thorpe and Sadie Ellen (Sanford) Thorpe. She was the last member of the family to be called home by our Lord. She will join her two brothers, Clarence and Rufus, and her two sisters Elsie and Mary.
She immigrated to the United States in 1928 to live on Long Island, N.Y.
She met Douglas Mathew Huffer and they were married Sept. 19, 1942. They raised their three boys on Long Island, N.Y.: John Owen Huffer, who was born June 3, 1944, who predeceased his mother; Donald Michael Huffer, born May 19, 1945, currently residing in Cape Coral with his wife Virginia; and Thomas William Huffer, born April 18, 1947, and currently residing in Fort Myers with his wife Mary. She also had seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She is predeceased by her husband, Douglas.
Mrs. Huffer will be interned with her husband at Grace Memorial Gardens in Hudson, Fla. There will be a celebration of life for Kathleen at a date, time and location are not finalized.
Please visit www.coralridgefuneralhome.com to leave thoughts and memories for her family.