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Katherine L. Jeffery, 84, who ran a popular candy business in her home for many years, died Saturday (Sept. 23, 2000) in Mount St. Mary's Hospital, Lewiston, after a brief illness.

Born Katherine Lang in Detroit, she moved to Buffalo as a young woman and graduated from Bryant & Stratton Business Institute. She had lived here for the past 23 years.

Mrs. Jeffery operated a business called Kay's Candies in her home.

She also enjoyed needlepoint, quilting, reading and activities at her church, Cambria United Church of Christ, where she was a member of the women's fellowship.

She was also a former treasurer of the Cambria Historical Society and a member of the School 23 Group in Buffalo.

Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Arthur; a son, Lawrence of Anaheim, Calif.; a daughter, Linda Neureuter of Lockport; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Cambria United Church of Christ, 4045 Lower Mountain Road. Burial will be in Acacia Park Cemetery, Pendleton.

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