GIRARD - Kathleen Rae Uitto, 63, died peacefully at home on Friday, April 5, 2013.
She was born Aug. 24, 1949, in Warren, the daughter of the late Ray Uitto and Nelma Pantilla Uitto.
She was a graduate of Girard High School and Youngstown State University with a bachelor's degree in social work.
Kathy was an avid reader and a great cook, but her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren.
She attended St. Mark's Lutheran Church.
Her memory will be remembered and cherished by her daughters, Charri (Ken) Everson of Mecca, Megan Mills of Girard and Kira Demetruk, whom she took in and loved like a daughter; two sisters, Karen (Pete) Lacerva and Jan Miller, both of Girard; a brother, Bud (Karla) Uitto of Howland; and three grandchildren, Ian Jones, Gabe and Raeann Everson.
Kathy was preceded in death by her parents, and her partner and soulmate, Chuck Adovasio.
A memorial gathering of friends will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Carl W. Hall Funeral Home.