Katherine  Gosnell

Katherine Arnold Gosnell, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020, at the home of friends in Virginia. She was the wife of the late Thomas Altman Gosnell, who passed away on January 11, 2018. She was born in Leesburg, VA, on September 18, 1929, to Richard Yakey and Nita Hickman Arnold. She was raised on a farm near Lovettsville. She graduated from Lovettsville High School and a member of the Bethel Lutheran Church, Lovettsville, VA.

After graduating she rented a room in Frederick, MD, and was employed by Potomac Edison Power Company. While waiting for her sister to graduate so the family could move to Frederick, she traveled, by train, home for the weekends. She lived in the same house for more than 50 years, until her health began to fail. She lived with friends in Virginia.

While living in Fredrick, she retired from the power company to become the caregiver for her grandmother Hickman and her mother, Nita Arnold.

She was predeceased by her sister, Anne Dutrow, on November 15, 2018.

She was very grateful for all the love, support and help by her neighbors in Frederick, and friends.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on July 3, 2020, in the Union Cemetery, Lovettsville, VA. The Rev. Andreas Armstrong officiated. Arrangements were made by Hall Funeral Home in Purcellville, VA.

In liew of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Lovettsville Union Cemetary Company, P.O. Box 146, Lovettsville, Va. 20180; or Capital Caring Hospice, 24419 Millstream Dr., Aldie, VA 20105.

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