SHERIDAN - Katherine J. "Katie" Kulpa, 94, of Middle Road, Sheridan,
died Saturday, March 1, 2014 at her residence, following a short illness.
She was born in Steelton, PA on February 29, 1920, the daughter of the late John and Emma (Cunjak) Matesevac.
She attended Silver Creek High School and was a part-time manager for the former White Star Restaurant, Sheridan, for 20 years.
Mrs. Kulpa was a member of the former St. John Bosco RC Church, Sheridan where she was a member of their Altar & Rosary Society, a member of the Sheridan Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and enjoyed cooking, gardening and her grandchildren.
Survivors include a son, John (Mary) Kulpa, of Derby, NY and a daughter, Mary (David) Fick, of Grove City, OH. Also surviving are 4 grandchildren John Kulpa, Shannon Kulpa, David Fick, Michele (Fick) Bozeman; 6 great grandchildren Jonah Kulpa,
John Kulpa II, Derrick Kulpa, Jade Kulpa, Kendra Kulpa and Nathaniel Bozeman and several nieces & nephews.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Edmund Kulpa, whom she married February 18, 1950, in the former St. John Bosco RC Church, Sheridan and who died January 18, 2013; by 3 sisters, Elizabeth Hanley, Anne Matesevac, Mary Matesevac and 3 brothers, Michael, John & Anthony Matesevac.
Friends are welcome to call at the Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Sunday afternoon from 1-3 p.m. from where Prayer
Services will be held Monday morning at 9:30, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Rose of Lima RC Church, Forestville, at 10 o'clock, with Rev. Daniel F. Fiebelkorn, pastor officiating.
Private interment will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Silver Creek.
The family suggests memorials be made to Sheridan Fire Dept., P.O. Box 122, Sheridan, NY 14135 or to the Sheridan VFW Memorial Post #6390, Rt. 20 Sheridan, NY 14135. To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.