August 9, 1920 - July 20, 2011
Katherine Sakes, 90 died Wednesday July 20, 2011 at Foothill Acres Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Hillsborough, NJ with her family by her side. She was born in Manville, NJ the daughter of the late John and Katherine Evanoff. She was a lifelong resident of Manville, NJ. Mrs. Sakes worked for the Manville Board of Education as the school secretary at Weston School for 25 years before retiring. She mastered the art of Ukrainian Easter Egg (Pusanka) Decorating. She also taught this art at the Bound Brook Adult School and at many area Libraries. She also spent time knitting, crocheting and making crafts. She enjoyed gardening. Mrs. Sakes also enjoyed making needlepoint crosses for family, friends and others. She was loved and will be sadly missed by her family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph Sakes in 1973. She was also predeceased by her sisters Mary Litvaitis, Nellie Poleschuk, Anna Greklek and Fannie Huzinec and by a brother Nicholas Evanoff. She is survived by her loving daughter Karen Kruzel and her husband John of Manville, NJ and her dear son Raymond Sakes of Carlsbad, New Mexico. She is also survived by her two grandchildren Brian Kruzel and Lori Perez and her husband Robert. The viewing will be on Sunday July 24, 2011 from 6 to 8 PM at the Ketusky Funeral Home, 1310 Brooks Blvd., Manville, NJ. (908)575-8512. The Funeral Service will take place on Monday July 25, 2011 at 9:30 AM at the Ketusky Funeral Home and will be conducted by Father Sean Broderick of Mary Mother of God Church. Viewing will also take place from 8:45 AM to 9:30 AM on Monday morning. Donations may be made in her memory to the : Manville First Aid and Rescue Squad, 2 South 3rd Ave. Manville, NJ 08835 or to the: Adult Day Center of Somerset County, 872 East Main Street, Bridgewater, NJ 08807. For additional information or to purchase a sympathy gift please visit our website at www.ketusky.com.
Katherine Sakes, 90 died Wednesday July 20, 2011 at Foothill Acres Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Hillsborough, NJ with her family by her side. She was born in Manville, NJ the daughter of the late John and Katherine Evanoff. She was a... View Obituary & Service Information
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