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 Mrs. Katherine Roop

As originally published on Friday, August 20, 2004

Mrs. Katherine W. Roop, 83, of Grimes Road, Emmitsburg, Md., died Wednesday, Aug. 18 at the Village of Laurel Run, Fayetteville, Pa.

Born Aug. 1, 1921 in Frederick, she was a daughter of the late Theodore William Wolfe, Sr. and Marie Haines Wolfe.

She was predeceased by her husband, Murray Raymond Roop, on Aug. 26, 1998.

She was a member of Tom's Creek United Methodist Church, Emmitsburg, a junior executive at Cambridge Rubber Co., Taneytown, for 40-plus years, and she co-owned and operated R & R Liquors in Taneytown for 15 years. She taught ballroom dancing for many years in the Taneytown and Littlestown area, and she graduated from Emmitsburg High School Class of 1939.

She is survived by a sister, Wanda Harner, Gettysburg, Pa.; two nephews, Dr. Douglas Wolfe and wife Debbie, Farmington, W.Va. and Dennis Wolfe and wife Denise, Greencastle, Pa.; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by brothers, Theodore William Wolfe, Jr. and David Henry Wolfe; and sisters, Evelyn Stansbury and Mary Stansbury.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 23 from Tom's Creek United Methodist Church, Emmitsburg, with her pastor, the Rev. Bill Warehime, officiating.

Interment will be in Keysville Union Cemetery, Keysville, Md.

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