Obituary of Kathryn Stucky Caffrey
Kathryn Caffrey passed away on February 9, 2020 at her home in Hanahan, SC. She was born on June 19, 1941 in Hutchinson, KS to Paul Albert and Marie Esau Stucky. She received her education at Bethel College in Newton, Kansas and graduated as a Registered Nurse from California State University – Long Beach in 1962.
Kathryn loved the Charleston area and its history. As a member of the Otranto Garden Club, she wrote the state historic marker for Otranto Plantation and was a key contributor to the nomination that resulted in the Otranto Plantation House being listed in the National Register of Historic Places. She was a docent at Middleton Place for 38 years. She enjoyed her friends and her work in the medical community. She will be missed by her children, Mark Caffrey and Charles Caffrey of Peachtree Corners, GA, and her sister, Anne Schroeder of Pocatello, Idaho. She enjoyed her friends and her work in the medical community. Preceding her in death were her husband of 53 years, Joseph Caffrey, and her brothers Paul Robert and Richard and her sister Ruby Christenson.
The service will be held on February 28 at Simplicity: Lowcountry Cremation and Burial at 281 Treeland Drive, Ladson, South Carolina. Visitation starts at 6 PM, and the memorial service starts at 7 PM. In lieu of flowers, one may make a donation in her name to the Middleton Place Foundation, 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29414.To send flowers to the family of Kathryn Caffrey, please visit Tribute Store