Obituary of Katherine McCammon |

Obituary of Katherine McCammon

Katherine McCammon

Katherine G. McCammon passed away peacefully on March 28, 2015.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on April 17, 2015 at Penn Valley Cemetery.

Katherine G. McCammon was born in North Braddock, Pennsylvania, on Jan. 6, 1939, to Friend Henry Latimer and Alberta Frances Toper.

Her family moved to Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, when she was 12 years old, where she attended Wilkinsburg High School. Upon graduation, she worked at the Union Switch & Signal for several years while attending business school, receiving her certification in office practice.

In 1960 (the year the Pirates won their first World Series), she moved to South Gate, California, where she married Leonard Lukasiewicz. They had three children and then ultimately divorced.

While traveling by train to visit her sister and mother in Austin, Texas, she sat next to a wonderful man in the club car. This was Claude “Mac” McCammon. They married and shared 17 wonderful years together.

Katherine loved her children very much and always felt they had a special relationship. She was very ill so much in her life and they were always there for support. She loved her grandchildren and great-granddaughter, as well as her step-grandchildren, and was truly happy with the time she was able to share with them.

Katherine leaves behind her children, Dawn Woodruff (Gerald), Diane Wilson and Denise Martin (Eddie); three grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice of the Foothills, 11270 Rough and Ready Hwy., Grass Valley, CA 95945.

Arrangements are under the care of Chapel of the Angels Mortuary in Grass Valley.

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