HALFMOON - Katherine A. Foote Gotts, 100, formerly of Flint, N.Y. died October 30, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center after a long illness. She was the beloved wife of the late Harold Gotts. They were married for 75 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral service at the Aloquin/Flint Methodist Church on November 3 at 11 a.m. Calling hours will be 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Interment will follow at Sand Hill Cemetery.
Those wishing to remember Katherine in a special way may send a contribution to the Aloquin/Flint United Methodist Church, 2760 Rt. 5&20, Stanley, NY 14561.
Born September 27, 1912 in Geneva, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late John and Florence (Condit) Foote. Katherine moved to Flint as a child and lived there until 2004 when she became a resident at the Hoosick Falls Health Center.
Katherine was a member of the Aloquin/Flint Methodist Church for 85 years in 2012. She loved to sing and was a member of the church choir for many years. Katherine was the church organist in Flint Methodist Church for a period of time. She was also a member of the United Methodist Women and Home Bureau. Katherine enjoyed doing crafts, embroidery and word search puzzles. She loved to play board games, especially dominoes and UNO and played them with her family at the age of 99 years. In her later years, her grandchildren were the joy of her life.
Katherine was the devoted mother of her daughter, Barbara (Ted) Hahn of Halfmoon, N.Y.; beloved grandmother of Linda (Richard) Kent of Sharon, VT., Cynthia Hahn of Newton Center, Mass., Kathleen (Joseph) Zola of Hamilton, N.J.; great-grandmother of Bethany Kent, Brian (Katie) Kent, Benjamin Zola, Justine Zola; sister-in-law, Ina Campbell of Flint, N.Y. She had several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents she was predeceased by a sister, Mildred Horton; and a brother, William Foote.
The family would like to thank the compassionate staff at the Hoosick Falls Health Center for the loving care they provided Katherine over the past eight years. The family also appreciated the support received from the Community Hospice of Rensselaer County over the past year.