Katherine R. Humphrey passed away on February 25th after a brief illness. She is survived by her husband, Joseph, their two children, Abigail and Pieter and their grandchildren Kaeli Rose Sikkenga, Evangeline Sikkenga, Roxanne Sikkenga, Naia R. Humphrey and Ryan R. Humphrey.
Kate was born in Holland, Michigan and attended Oberlin College, the University of Michigan and Yale University Graduate School where she received her Master of Arts in Teaching. She married Joseph in 1963 and moved to Riverside, Connecticut in the early 1970s where she shifted her focus to bookkeeping while simultaneously pursuing a notable career as a professional concert singer with a specialty in opera.
Services will be held at Thomas M. Gallagher Funeral Home located at 104 Myrtle Ave., Stamford, CT 06902 on Saturday, March 5, 2022 from 2-3 p.m. Following that will be a graveside service at Fairfield Memorial Park located at 230 Oaklawn Ave., Stamford, CT 06905.
The family regrets to say that there will be no post funeral gathering at this time. In lieu of flowers, her family requests that an equivalent donation be made to the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County.