Name: Katherine B. Taskey
Date of Death: Thursday, April 29, 2010
Residence: Rome, NY
Katherine B. Taskey, 89, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2010, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Utica, with her loving family at her side. She was born on April 10, 1921, in Higginsville, NY, the daughter of Nick and Mary Kurinowska Bohojckeek. She attended Cato schools. Katherine was formerly married to Burton E. Taskey.
Katherine was employed by Rome Cable Corp for thirty years, retiring in 1987.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Rome and the Rome Cable “Girls.” Katherine was known to many as “Baba” and will be missed by all who knew her.
Surviving are two daughters and a son-in-law, Karen and Frederick Morrow, of Camden, and Dianne Leach, of Rome; a son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Sharon Taskey, of Rome; a brother and sister-in-law, Pete and Jane Kicak, of Temecula, CA; two grandchildren, Darrell Leach and his wife, Reba, and Laurin Taskey and her boyfriend, Tim Stanton; a great-granddaughter, Kathy Hollingshead and her husband, Eli; a special “daughter,” Krista Taskey; a longtime best friend, Joan Wheeler, of Lee Center; close neighbors, Emmy and Wally Fey; and several nieces and nephews. Katherine was predeceased by three sisters, Anna Smitz, Mary Hitchings, and Sophie Lolo, and six brothers, Nicolas Bohojckeek, Frank Boyd, Charles Bohojckeek, Michael Bohojckeek, Andrew Kicak, and John Kicak.
Services: Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 3, 2010, at 10:00AM at the Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome, where the Rev. Alan G. Howe will officiate. Interment will take place in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Family and friends are invited and may call on Sunday from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the funeral home.
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