Catherine T. ‘Kate’ Poplar
November 24, 2017
|Catherine T. “Kate” Poplar, 91, a resident of Holy Family Residence in Scranton, died Friday following an illness. She is the widow of John W. “Jack” Poplar, who died Sept. 25, 2006.
Born Oct. 7, 1926 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late George H. and Bridget (Kearney) Wolf.
Kate was a 1944 graduate of St. Paul’s High School and was a member of St. Paul’s Parish in Scranton. Kate was employed by Schieber’s Department Store in Scranton before her retirement. Before relocating to Scranton in her retirement years, she resided in the Lancaster area.
Surviving are her sons, William Calpin Jr. of Dunmore and Patrick Calpin of Scranton; daughters, Catherine Hodge of Vero Beach, Fla.; and Bridget Halloran of Clarks Summit; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; two nieces and a nephew.
She was preceded in death by her sons, Timothy Calpin and Sean Calpin; her sister, Mary Grace Logan; and her granddaughter, Molly Elizabeth Calpin.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated:
Interment will be conducted at Cathedral Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to: