Kathryn Blum

BLUM, Kathryn “Cookie,” 62, of Follansbee, WV, passed away on April 3, 2013, at Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital and Geriatric Center, Wheeling, WV.

She was born February 2, 1951, in Follansbee, WV, to the late John and Thelma Olsen Papini.

Cookie was a past Girl Scout Leader, an Episcopalian by faith, and an active member of the Christ Episcopal Church in Wellsburg, WV, where she served as a lay minister and a Eucharistic Minister.

She is survived by one daughter, Jenifer K. Six and her husband Daniel; two grandchildren, Gabrielle Six and Taylor Prall-Six all of Mason, Michigan; one brother, Frank Papini and his partner, Becky Kinney, of Bridgeport, OH.; one sister, Chris Wilhelm and her husband Tom of Wheeling WV; one nephew, Scott Wilhelm and his wife Dawn; one great-niece, Julie; and one great-nephew, Zachary.

A memorial service will be held April 6, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Christ Episcopal Church, Wellsburg, WV, with Reverend Gene Sheppard officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorial contributions be made in Cookie’s name to the donor’s choice of American Cancer Society, Susan G. Coleman or the ASPCA.

Arrangements by Reasner Funeral Home, 1515 Charles St., Wellsburg, WV 26070.

Online condolences may be made at Reasnerof Wellsburg.com.