Kathleen Mae McNutt
Kathleen Mae McNutt, 62, passed away Feb. 4, 2006, in the Hospice House of Williamsburg, Va. Kathleen was born Nov. 14, 1943, in Rock Springs, Wyo., to George and Mary Motichka. She spent her childhood between Rock Springs, Spring Glen, Utah, and Glenwood Springs, and graduated as salutatorian from Glenwood Springs High School in 1962.Kathleen received an RN degree from the Saint Benedict’s School of Nursing in Ogden, Utah, in 1965, and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in 1966. She spent a year in Vietnam with the 85th and 67th Mobile Army Surgical Hospitals, and four years at the MacDonald Army Hospital in Fort Eustis, Va., before resigning as a captain in 1972. Kathleen was married to George Richard McNutt in 1969 and had two sons. She spent 10 years raising her sons before returning to work as a school nurse at several schools in the York County School System. Kathleen became the health service coordinator for the JCC/Williamsburg School System, retiring in 2000. Kathleen is survived by her husband Lt. Cmdr. George R. McNutt (U.S. Army, Ret.); sons, Capt. Patrick M. McNutt, Ph.D. (U.S. Army), and Capt. Kevin J. McNutt (U.S. Merchant Marine); siblings Susan (John) Maffoni, of Rawlins, Wyo., Patricia (Brian) Parkes, of Ogden, Utah, Michelene (Bob) Keaton, of Princeton, W.Va., George Motichka, of Parker, and Therese (Michael) Sylvia, of Temecula, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews.There was a memorial mass on Tuesday at St. Olaf Catholic Church in Williamsburg. In lieu of flowers, the family requests all donations be made in Kathleen’s memory to The Hospice House of Williamsburg, 4445 Powhatan Parkway, Williamsburg, VA 23188. Donations can also be made online at http://www.williamsburghospice.org.Arrangements were handled by Bucktrout of Williamsburg.
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