BROSSEAU, Katharine H. nee Heintzelman, 87 of Fort Lauderdale,
Florida died June 17, 2008 in Webster, Texas following an extended
illness. Katharine was born May 3, 1921 in Laurel
Springs, New Jersey, the daughter of George Elmer Heintzelman
and Katharine Miller. She graduated from Collingswood
High School class of 1938 and attended the University of Pennsylvania
in the field of Bookkeeping and Accounting. Katharine
was married to Orville E. Brosseau on March 14, 1947. Katharine
was Orville's helpmeet in every way helping him run his business
and his home and raise his children as well as take care of his
Mrs. Brosseau was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Fort Lauderdale. Her memberships include AARP as a director; Fort Lauderdale Chapter #59 Order of the Eastern Star; PWOP of the Judea Chapter of the Order of the White Shrine, Lake Worth, Florida; Past member of the Ladies of the Oriental Shrine, Fort Lauderdale. Katharine was a tireless worker in the Masonic Affiliated organizations and was an active officer until recent years. She enjoyed crocheting for her family and friends. She offered her handmade items as fund raisers for the Shriner's Crippled Children's Hospital in Tampa, Florida. Her hobbies included card games and jigsaw puzzles and visiting her grandchildren.
Mrs. Brosseau was preceded in death by her husband, Orville on December 14, 1989. She is survived by her children, George O. and Karen Brosseau of League City, Texas, Gerald R. and Ellen Brosseau of Derby, Vermont and Gisele B. and Jim Phipps of Chebeague Island, Maine. Katharine was proud of her grandchildren and her great-grandchildren. Katharine was always there for her family, helping and supporting them in every way possible.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 23, 2008 at 11:00 AM in the Kevin E. Hunsicker Funeral Home chapel with Pastor David Hess of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. Friends may call two hours prior to service beginning at 9:00 AM with a White Shrine service to be held at 10:45 AM. Burial will follow in Slatedale Cemetery, Slatedale, Pennsylvania.
Family suggests memorial donations be sent in loving memory of Katharine to the:
Shriner's Crippled Children's Hospital Tampa Unit, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, Florida 33607-1460
Arrangements entrusted to the:
Kevin E. Hunsicker Funeral Home
4214 Main Street, Slatedale, PA 18079