Katie Hudson Toomey, 83

Katie Hudson Toomey, 83, of Frankford, Del., passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2008, at the Genesis Elder Care Seaford Center, surrounded by her loving family. She was a receptionist for Mountaire Farms in Selbyville, Del., retiring in 1989 after 40 years of service. She was a member of Frankford United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School for 36 years and was secretary of the official board. She was also a member of the Frankford Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary for several years.

Toomey was preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Sarah (Hadder) Hudson; her husband, Charles “Chap” Toomey; and sisters, Jennie Clark of Selbyville, Del., Molly Russell of Ocean City, Md., Sarah Vickers of Ocean Pines, Md., Frances Quillen of Berlin, Md. and Nellie Sawyer of Ocean City, Md. She is survived by four sisters, Evelyn Townsend of Frankford, Del., Louise Farlow of Georgetown, Del., Anna Mae Tyre of Selbyville, Del. and Josephine Dennis of Ocean City, Md.; a brother, James Hudson of Ocean City, Md.; several nieces and nephews; as well as her caregiver and niece, Muriel Gillespie; and nephew, Alden Townsend.

A funeral service was scheduled for Monday, April 7, 2008, with interment in Evergreen Cemetery in Berlin, Md. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Frankford U.M. Church Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 37, Frankford, DE 19945.