Glenda A. Ketch

12 years ago

Ketch, Glenda A. – 73, July 18, 2012, Fort Fairfield & Caswell. Friends called Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Giberson-Doresey Funeral Home.


AR Glenda Ketch OBFORT FAIRFIELD & CASWELL – Glenda A. Ketch, 73, wife of Hardie L. Ketch, passed away Wednesday morning, July 18, 2012, at her Fort Fairfield residence after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. She was born December 13, 1938, in Caswell, the daughter of Vinal and Gladys (O’Neal) Greenier.

Glenda attended Caswell schools and was a graduate of the Limestone High School, Class of 1956. She was married to Hardie L. Ketch on August 3, 1957, and had been employed for a number of years as a bookkeeper at the Northern National Bank, Fort Fairfield. Glenda greatly enjoyed traveling and camping. She was an avid reader and loved having her family near and enjoyed gatherings with them.

Glenda was predeceased by her parents; and two brothers-in-law, Maynard Sirois and Al Suire.

She is survived by her husband of nearly fifty-five years, Hardie of Fort Fairfield; one son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Debra Ketch; one daughter and son-in-law, D’Ann and Tom Rochford, all of Fort Fairfield; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Reginald and June Greenier, Roger and Priscilla Greenier, all of Caswell; two sisters, Anita Sirois of Limestone, Sylvia Suire of Caswell; four grandchildren, Philip and Matthew Rochford, Ashley and Amanda Ketch; one great-granddaughter, Lainey Mae Rochford, all of Fort Fairfield; several nieces and nephews.

Friends called Saturday, July 21, 2012, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Giberson-Dorsey Funeral Home, 144 Main Street, Fort Fairfield. The funeral service was conducted Sunday, July 22, 2012, at 2 p.m. at the Community Wesleyan Church, 9 Wesleyan Street, Fort Fairfield, with Pastor Dee Lower officiating. Interment was held after the service at Riverside Cemetery, Fort Fairfield. A time of continued fellowship with refreshments was held after the interment at the VFW Paul Lockhart Post Number 6187, Presque Isle Street, Fort Fairfield. Those who wish may contribute in memory of Glenda to C.A.N.C.E.R., P.O. Box 811, Presque Isle, 04769.