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March 29, 2021

Katharine H. “Kittie” Sturtevant

Private Service

Katharine “Kittie” Thayer Hobson Sturtevant died peacefully March 29, 2021 at Sunrise Senior Living in Braintree, Massachusetts, at age 101.

Katharine was the daughter of the Rt. Rev. Henry W. Hobson and Edmonia B. Hobson and grew up in Worcester, MA and Cincinnati, OH. She attended Chatham Hall in Virginia and graduated from Smith College. She married the Rev. Peter Mann Sturtevant, an Episcopal priest, who died in 1998, and moved with him to various communities including Buffalo, NY, Kansas City, MO, and in Massachusetts: Braintree, Cohasset and Duxbury. Most of her summers were spent at Fishers Island, NY, enjoying friends, the ocean and beaches.

She is survived by and dearly missed by her children the Rev. Henry H. Sturtevant, Katharine M. Sturtevant (Johnson), Mary S. Sturtevant (Rains). Katharine was pre-deceased by her son, Peter Mann Sturtevant, Jr.

The family asks that donations be made to the Henry L. Ferguson Museum, 1109 Equestrian Avenue, Fishers Island, NY, 06390.