Kathryn R. Brown, 69, Great Bend

GREAT BEND, NY —  Kathryn R. Brown, 69, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, at home in Great Bend, NY, under the care of her loving husband Larry, her family, and Jefferson County Hospice.

Kathryn (Connor) Brown was born on April 18, 1953, in Carthage, NY, to the late John Connor and Corinne Richardson.

Kathryn graduated from Carthage Central School in 1971. She started her career working at Samaritan Medical Center and before her retirement in 2006 she was an emergency medical technician where she worked for various local Ambulance Companies.

Kathryn married Lawrence Brown on Feb. 14, 2002, in Peru, NY.

Surviving are her husband Lawrence “Larry” Brown, Great Bend; her two children, Edgar Ed. (Holly) Countryman, Chaumont, NY; and Holly (Gene) King, Lowville, NY; three step-daughters, Maureen (Adam) Caperton, Rachel (Matt) Beran, and Laura Stefancic, all of Pennsylvania; A sister, Cheryl (Ralph) Harvey, Thomasville, Georgia; along with 10- grandchildren, Brooke, McKenzie, Timothy, Aryanne, Donovan, Connor, Quentin, Kylie, Hailey-Ana, and Elijah (EJ), and 4-great-grandchildren, Azalea, Cecilia, Chloe, and Yazmine; and her loving pet cat Princess and her fur grandbabies and fur great-grandbabies. She is also survived by her beloved nieces and nephews, Eric & Dana, Jodee and Hope, along with their families.

Kathryn was preceded in death by her parents John & Corinne (Richardson) Connor, a brother James Conner, and an infant son, Joseph who died at birth and her beloved pets Buffy, Sheba, and Cooper.

She was best known for spending time with her family and “camp family” she loved the holidays decorating, gardening, and camping.

The services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022, in the Chapel of the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., with the Reverand Canon Samuel P. Lundy, officiating. Burial will follow the service and take place in the Hillside Cemetery in Natural Bridge, NY.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 500 State St., Carthage, NY.

Memorial donations can be made in Kathryn’s name to the American Kidney Foundation.

Online condolences in her memory can be made at www.lundyfuneralhome.com