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Kate Macom, 82, of Murphy's Cut Road., Chewton, passed away peacefully Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at Good Samaritan Hospice in Beaver.
Born March 17, 1935, in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late Russell F. and Ann Bessell Murphy. She was married for 48 years to James A. Macom who passed away Aug. 24, 2008.
Kate graduated from Wampum High School. She worked as the receptionist for St. Francis School of Nursing for many years.
She was an active member of the Wampum Presbyterian Church, having served as an Elder and Deacon. She enjoyed singing, not only in the church choir, but also with the "Singing Friends." She loved animals. Her most cherished time was spent with family, especially with her granddaughter Annie.
Survivors include two daughters, Lori Macom of Chewton, Lisa (James) Iafe of Cranberry Township; son, Jamie (Crystal) Macom of Wampum; sister, Mabel Householder of New Beaver Borough; and granddaughter, Annie Macom.
In addition to her husband, Kate was preceded in death by siblings Bertha McCready and Glen Murphy.
Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday Sept. 26 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Marshall Funeral Home, 341 Main St., Wampum. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Wampum Presbyterian Church. Rev. R. Tod Custer will officiate. Interment will follow in Clinton Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wampum Presbyterian Church.
Online condolences may be offered at www.marshallsfh.com.
Published on September 24, 2017
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