BAR HARBOR — Katherine C. Richards, 98, died Oct. 26, 2013, at a Mount Desert Island health care facility. She was born Nov. 30, 1914, in Machiasport, the daughter of Frank R. and Elizabeth H. (Johnson) Crocker.
Katherine and her late husband, Carl, were caretakers for 32 years for the Joseph Pulitzer Estate in Bar Harbor. She was a lifetime member of the Order of the Eastern Star as well as being a member of St. Saviour’s Episcopal Church in Bar Harbor, where she had been active in the Altar Guild.
She is survived by a niece, Sally Lagoy and husband, Al, of Garner, N.C.; a nephew, Floyd Dunn and wife, Dolores, of Arrowsic; and several great- nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Carl L. Richards; four sisters, Helen Hale, Geneva Satterfield, Virginia Bunker and Lucy Dunn.
The family of Katherine would like to thank the Sonogee staff and residents for their companionship, care and compassion.
Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Ledgelawn Cemetery, Bar Harbor, with the Rev. Timothy Fleck officiating. Those who desire may make contributions in Katherine’s memory to Friends of Acadia, P.O. Box 725, Bar Harbor, ME 04609. Arrangements in care of Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mount Desert. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.