Died: Tuesday, August 29, 2006
Katherine Ernestine Goodale, a life long resident of Riverhead, died at Westhampton Care Center on August 29.
Mrs. Goodale was born to Harold and Ethielyn (nee Downs) Youngs on September 18, 1914 in Baiting Hollow. She attended local schools and was a companion and aide who provided comfort and care to many area residents.
She was predeceased by her husband, Harold in 1972, a daughter, Roberta in 1999 and her sister, Lucille Rooker; she leaves her son, Harold Goodale of Riverhead and a brother, Harold Youngs of Riverhead.
Funeral arrangements are in the care of the DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Homes. A memorial service will be held on September 14 at 10 a.m. at the Baiting Hollow Congregational Church in Baiting Hollow with Reverend Stan Knavel officiating. Interment will follow at the Oakwood Cemetery in East Quogue.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, the American Red Cross or the Alzheimer’s Association.