Kathleen Julia Huffer passed away Sunday, June 17, 2012, following a long period of illness at the age of 89. She was born Nov. 24, 1922, in North Mountains, Nova Scotia, the fifth child born to Owen Frank Thorpe and Sadie Ellen (Sanford) Thorpe. He 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, John Owen Huffer, who was born on 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 on April 18, 1947 currently residing in Fort Myers with his wife Mary.
Kathleen's husband Douglas predeceased his wife.
She had seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She will be interned with her husband at Grace Memorial Gardens in Hudson, Fla. There will be a celebration of life for her . The date, time and location are not finalized.
Please visit www.coralridgefuneralhome.com to leave thoughts and memories for her family.