She was born Dec. 9, 1950 in Mineola, New York, daughter of Rutherford Burchard Lawrence and Loretta M. (Brower) Lawrence.
Kathie attended school in Port Washington, New York, graduating from Port Washington High School in 1969.
After graduating Kathie was employed at Flushing Federal Bank and after moving to Vermont she was employed at Command Antenna, North Country Development, Marble Bank and Spooner’s Restaurant to name a few.
Kathie use to love to cook and entertain and her Christmas Eve goose dinners were most memorable. She use to enjoy bicycling, hiking up Mt. Tom, the girl’s annual trip to Hampton Beach, traveling, classic movies, her summer party for friends, watching NASCAR, attending yard sales and gardening.
She is survived by a stepbrother, Robert Smith Jr. of Kinnelon, New Jersey; stepmother, Joan Lawrence of Brewster, New York; and a stepsister, Dawn of New York; and her two precious cats “Lola” and “Peanut” and several friends.
Kathie was predeceased by her parents; her longtime companion, Ronald A. Doan, III; several friends and some cherished animals.
Special thanks to the Woodstock EMTs, The Woodstock Senior Center, the Dartmouth Hitchcock Pallative Care Team and her neighbors, Hal, Kelly and Ralph that offered assistance when she needed it.
Any donations in Kathie’s memory may be made to either the Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society or to the Thompson Senior Center.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock. An online guest book can be found at cabotfh.com
This obituary will also appear in the March 16, 2017 edition of the Vermont Standard.
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