Kathren L. Devine ‘Kat’, of Southeast, NY, died peacefully with her family by her side on Wednesday May 8 2019. She was 57 years old.
Born on May 1, 1962 daughter of the late George and Maryann (Grube) Lawerence. She graduated from Jamaica High School in Queens, NY in 1980 and completed some coursework in Queens College, NY.
Kat was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Brewster, NY. She served on the church council, assisted in leading the youth group, and was an active member of WELCA. Kat worked for many years at TIAA in Manhattan and enjoyed her co-workers making many lifelong friends. Her number one priority in life was her children and grandchildren. She was a friend to all, fun-loving with a zest for life. You could find Kat on the beach playing handball- she never lost a game.
Kat is survived by her children; Noel Hance, George Hance, Rose Devine, Branden Green, her daughter-in-law Kathleen (Milazzo) Hance, her 2 grandchildren; George Hance Jr and Mason Hance and her sisters; Debra Lyon, Lois Lawerence, Patricia Morgan, and Lori Perales.
A funeral service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2103 Rt 6, Brewster, NY on Sunday May 19, 2019 at 3pm with a church reception immediately following. A private cremation took place. The family suggests sending memorial contributions to Trinity Lutheran Church. Beecher Funeral Home, Brewster, NY assisted the family with arrangements.