May 08, 1929 - February 14, 2017
Age 87, of Ross Twp., passed away on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Katherine was born on May 8, 1929, in Pittsburgh, daughter of the late Bernard F. and Mary (Smith) Ditmore. She was the loving mother of Kathleen Maseth-Ready, Joseph R. Kretz, Jr., Roberta M. (Joseph) Depenhart, Stewart F.(Tammy) Kretz, Jeffrey D. (Susan) Kretz, Cecilia L.(John) Petro, Peggy A. (Edward) Smith and Dianne E. (Scott) McMaster. Katherine is also survived by 14 grandchildren; 8 great- grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Joseph R. Kretz; late husband, William E. Adams; brother, Bernard F. Ditmore, Jr.; sister, Helen M. Perlik; son-in-law, Edward Ready; and daughter-in-law, Kathy Kretz. Family and friends will be received Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. at DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME, 806 Perry Hwy., North Hills, where a blessing service will take place at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 1028 Benton Ave., Pittsburgh 15212.