As originally published on
Friday, August 20, 2004
Mrs. Katherine W. Roop, 83, of
Grimes Road, Emmitsburg, Md., died
Wednesday, Aug. 18 at the Village of
Laurel Run, Fayetteville, Pa.
Born Aug. 1, 1921 in Frederick,
she was a daughter of the late
Theodore William Wolfe, Sr. and
Marie Haines Wolfe.
She was predeceased by her
husband, Murray Raymond Roop, on
Aug. 26, 1998.
She was a member of
Tom's Creek United Methodist
Church, Emmitsburg, a junior
executive at Cambridge Rubber Co.,
Taneytown, for 40-plus years, and
she co-owned and operated R & R
Liquors in Taneytown for 15 years.
She taught ballroom dancing for many
years in the Taneytown and
Littlestown area, and she graduated
from Emmitsburg High School Class of
She is survived by a sister,
Wanda Harner, Gettysburg, Pa.; two
nephews, Dr. Douglas Wolfe and wife
Debbie, Farmington, W.Va. and Dennis
Wolfe and wife Denise, Greencastle,
Pa.; and a number of nieces and
She was predeceased by brothers,
Theodore William Wolfe, Jr. and
David Henry Wolfe; and sisters,
Evelyn Stansbury and Mary Stansbury.
Funeral services will be held at
11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 23 from Tom's
Creek United Methodist Church,
Emmitsburg, with her pastor, the
Rev. Bill Warehime, officiating.
Interment will be in Keysville
Union Cemetery, Keysville, Md.
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