Obituary, Katherine G. Disbrow


Millerton – Katherine G. Disbrow, 105, a seventy five year resident of Millerton, NY died peacefully on Sunday, August 7, 2022 at Sharon Health Care Center in Sharon, CT. Mrs. Disbrow worked for Delson’s Department Store and Dick’s Pharmacy as a sales associate for many years, she also worked as a waitress and cook at the Millerton Diner. She ultimately retired at the age of 88 when the Dick’s Pharmacy closed.

Born July 20, 1917 in Mt. Kisco, NY she was the daughter of the late Edward and Mabel (Hyatt) Sands. Following her years at school, she married Frederick E. Disbrow. Mr. Disbrow died in 1990. Mrs. Disbrow was a life member,past secretary and past president of the Millerton American Legion Post No. 178 Ladies Auxiliary. In her spare time she enjoyed bowling at the Millerton Bowling Alley and at Cove Lanes in Great Barrington, MA. She also liked to dance and enjoyed relaxing on the beach in Miami Beach, FL and Atlantic City, NJ and Rudd Pond in Millerton. Her greatest joy was spending time with her loving family and many friends.

Mrs. Disbrow is survived by her daughter, Katherine J. Schienda of Millerton and her son, Frederick Disbrow of North Carolina; a brother, Donald Sands and his wife Eva of Meriden, CT and two sisters, Mabel Colt and her husband Carlisle of Southington, CT and Edna Neubauer and her husband Raymond of Forestville, CT. She is also survived by three grandchildren; Karen Cooke and her husband Joe of Valatie, NY, Robin Neil and her husband Doug of Rexford, NY and Sherri and Paul Mier of Hudson, NY; eight great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her dear siblings, Hilda Sands and Douglas Sands of Millerton, her son- in- law, Raymond Schienda and daughter-in-law Elizabeth Disbrow and her granddaughter, Samantha Neil and several additional brothers and sisters.

Private family visitation will be held on Thursday, August 11, 2022. A private funeral service and burial will follow at Irondale Cemetery in Millerton, NY. Pastor William Mayhew will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to the Millerton Legion Post No. 178, 155 Route 44, Millerton, NY 12546 or Millerton Fire Company, P.O. Box 733, Millerton, NY 12546.

Author: Harlem Valley News