Catherine (Katie) Sincerbox, age 66, passed away on July 10, 2019 in St. Cloud, Florida.
Catherine (Katie) Sincerbox, age 66, passed away on July 10, 2019 in St. Cloud, Florida. She was the wife of Ken Sincerbox. They shared 46 years of marriage together on March 24, 2019.
Born in Canandaigua, New York, she was the daughter of David and Mary Robbins (both deceased). She graduated from Haverling High School in Bath, N.Y., and received an accounting degree there after high school. She was the bookkeeper and partner with her husband Ken, for many years at K&K Service Center in Hammondsport, N.Y., and Prattsburgh, N.Y., before moving to St. Cloud, Fl., in 1987. Katie worked at Winn Dixie in St. Cloud and Kissimmee, Florida for 23 years as head bookkeeper. Katie received the Founder Award from Winn Dixie for her devotion to her job and community service in 1993, the only one in St. Cloud to do so.
Katie was a life member of the American Legion Unit 80. Katie, along with 15 other ladies, started the Ladies Auxiliary of Post 80 American Legion in St. Cloud in 1988. Katie was also President of the Auxiliary in 1993 and held many other offices after. She was also an officer in the 6th District.
Katie was a life member of the VFW, Post 4225 in Kissimmee and was finance officer at Post 3227 in St. Cloud in the early 2000s and was an officer in the VFW district as well.
Katie was also a chartered life member of the Amvets Post 33 in St. Cloud, where she was Aux. Chaplain.
Katie was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1995, and after recovery, she worked with the cancer reach for recovery program and visited many women and gave them the courage and support they needed.
Katie loved working with veterans and helping them when and wherever she could. Her favorite hobby was reading cook books and watching the cooking channels. Katie was one hell of a cook and once went to see Emeril Live in New York City.
Katie will be remembered for always being there to help someone in need and her love of her pets.
Katie is survived by her husband of 46 years, Ken, and three sisters, Elaine Walters of Bath, N.Y., Loretta Manketlow of Virginia, and Martha Gray of Ohio, and a brother, David of Alabama.
Friends called Wednesday, July 17 at the LaMarche Funeral Home of Hammondsport.
Services were held there Thursday at 11 a.m.
Interment was in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Hammondsport.
Memorials should be made to the Finger Lakes SPCA, 72 Cameron Street, Bath, N.Y. 14810.