LAKE PLACID — Katrina R. Cayea, 91, of Greenwood Street in Lake Placid, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.
Born Dec. 8, 1917 in Plattsburgh, she was the daughter of Charles Frederick and Gertrude (Kelleher) Rascoe.
She had lived in Lake Placid for more than 50 years, and worked as head housekeeper at the Hotel St. Moritz in Lake Placid from 1950 to 1980.
Mrs. Cayea is survived by one son, Charles Caya of Virginia Beach, Va.; two daughters: Sharon Watrous of Ballston Spa and Denise Pabins of Lake Placid; one sister, Agnes Thomas of Newkirk, Okla.; six grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Fabion Cayea; two brothers: William Rascoe and Charles Rascoe; and two sisters: Gertrude Durkin and Margaret Rascoe.
Calling hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 3 at the Clark Funeral Home in Lake Placid with a Bible vigil service at 7:45 p.m. The Rev. Patrick O’Reilly will officiate. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 4 at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Lake Placid. Burial will be held at a later date at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Plattsburgh.