F.'s Story

PRESQUE ISLE - F. Catherine "Kay" McGlauflin, 89, passed away May 7, 2016, peacefully with her beloved husband at her side. She was born in Fort Fairfield, November 28, 1926 to the late Clarence and Rose (Trask) Johnston. She graduated from Fort Fairfield High School in 1944.

During high school, Kay interned at First National Bank of Fort Fairfield and later began her banking career there. In 1947, she and her cousins, Rita and Henrietta, moved to California to live in Malibu for a year. Upon her return, she worked for First National Bank of Fort Fairfield again until she married Carl McGlauflin in November of 1952. She became the first secretary in the Time Sales Department of Northern National Bank until her daughter, Carlene, was born She, then, devoted her time to raising their daughter for the next 15 years. She continued her career at First National Bank of FF in Presque Isle, Depositors' Trust and Aroostook Trust until her retirement in 1988.

Kay loved spending time at their camp at Cross Lake with her family and traveling 47 states with her husband. She enjoyed her garden, sewing, refinishing furniture and researching family genealogy. She was a devoted member of St. John's Episcopal Church, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and a leader of the Girl Scouts of America. She and Carl were married for 63 years and were devoted to one another. They were seldom apart.

Kay is survived by her husband, Carl of Presque Isle and their daughter, Carlene Kilby and husband, Gary of Palm Beach Gardens, FL. She was especially proud of her grandchildren, Sarah Lunn and husband, Thomas Brown of Kennewick, WA and Adam Lunn of Cape Coral, FL and step-grandchildren, Heather Perreault and husband, Richard of Somersworth, NH and Andrew Kilby of NJ. Carl and Kay were blessed with four great-granchildren, Owain Brown, Marissa Lunn, Kaitlyn Perreault and Lily Kilby.

Kay is also survived by her brother, Ronald of CA and was predeceased by her parents and her sister, Marie Whittaker Walker and her brother, Wilford Johnston. Many nieces and nephews of several generations held special places in her heart.

Funeral services will be held at Duncan-Graves Funeral Home in Presque Isle on Friday, May 13th at 1:30. Calling hours will begin at noon. Interment will follow at Fairmount Cemetery.

Because Kay suffered from Parkinson's Disease, donations may be made in her memory, honor or in celebration of her life to the Michael J. Fox Foundation. These can be made in the following ways:

By phone: 1-800-708-7644

By mail:

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Grand Central Station PO Box 4777, New York, NY 10163-4777

Online: www.michaeljfox.org/tribute/tribute-page.php?id=19571

Online condolences may be shared at www.duncan-graves.com
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