STONINGTON – Katherine Grace (Burgess) Larrabee, 83, died peacefully at the Island Nursing Home with her family at her bedside on Friday, May 6, 2016. She was born on January 17, 1933 in Vinalhaven, Maine, daughter of the late Carl Burgess and Addie (Martin) Burgess. When she was five years old her parents and siblings moved to Stonington, Maine.
She lived simply and comfortably and always knew that the most important aspects in her life; was her family and extended family, friends, her love of animals and her devotion to her faith. Her family was paramount in her life and she always made sure she was available to each and every one — her door was always open.
She is predeceased by her loving husband, Keith (Mike) Larrabee; Carl and Addie (Martin) Burgess; her brother, Carl Burgess, Jr.; and sister, Linda (Burgess) Betts. She knew they would all be waiting her arrival with open arms.
She is survived by her daughter, Annette Jones and her husband Robert; her son, Richard K. Larrabee, Sr. and his wife Debra Gross-Larrabee; many grandchildren, step grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She is survived by her sister, May Hamblen; and her brother and his wife, Robert and Colleen Burgess. She was a loving aunt, cousin and friend to many. She will be greatly missed by all.
A memorial service will be held at the St. Mary’s Star of the Sea Church on May 21, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Katherine to the Island Nursing Home Employees Appreciation Fund, 587 Deer Isle Road, Deer Isle, Maine 04627