Kathy Marie Wohlfert

NORTH CANAAN — Kathy Marie (Canfield) Wohlfert, wife of Frederick M. Wohlfert, died suddenly on Jan. 29, 2018, at Sharon Hospital after being stricken at her home. 

Mrs. Wohlfert was a daughter of the late Malcolm and Mary Canfield of Falls Village and was a lifelong resident of the region. 

She was born May 29, 1948, in Great Barrington, Mass., and was educated in local schools before attending Russell Sage College in Troy, N.Y.

She taught in New Milford schools before marrying and starting a family. 

She later attended Berkshire Community College to study nursing and was employed at Geer Nursing and Rehabilitation in North Canaan. She also volunteered as an EMT-I with the North Canaan Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

She finished her working career with Torrington Savings Bank.

Mrs. Wohlfert was a member of Trinity Church in Lime Rock, where she sang in the choir. She enjoyed working with the annual art show at the church and once took a second-place ribbon for one of her own works.

She loved to travel and enjoyed many cruises with her husband and family.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her son, Benjamin Wohlfert of North Canaan; her daughter, Elizabeth Wohlfert of Buffalo, N.Y.; her sister, Jane Ellen Canfield of North Canaan; three grandchildren, Natalie Wohlfert, Maura Tierney and Otto Thomay; a nephew, Eric Andriessens of Belgium; and a niece, Ann Miton of France.

Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 5, at Trinity Church, Lime Rock with interment to follow in the spring. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the North Canaan Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 15 Main St., North Canaan, CT 06018. 

The Newkirk Palmer Funeral Home in North Canaan was in charge of arrangements.