UPRIGHT, Kathryn E., 61, of Weirton, passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2012, in the Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.
Born Oct. 28, 1950, in Steubenville, OH, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Rose Malone Yeater.
Kay graduated Valedictorian from WVNCC School of Nursing, eventually furthering her education with Franciscan University and Wheeling Jesuit University.
A registered nurse, Kay lovingly dedicated 31 years to her patients of Weirton Medical Center Pediatrics Floor. Kay loved her job and coworkers at Weirton Medical but truly enjoyed the time she spent with her six grandchildren.
She was a member of Paris Presbyterian Church.
Kay is survived by her husband, Sidney J. Upright of Weirton, whom she married April 10, 1968; sons, Curt (Stacie) Upright and Carl (Tiffani) Upright all of Weirton; sister, Karen Bonacci of Paris, PA; six grandchildren, Corey, Melina, Grant, Sydney, Carly and Dylan; and her coworkers at Weirton Medical Center Pediatric Floor.
Visitation will be held Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. Additional visitation will be held Saturday from 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service at the Paris Presbyterian Church. The Reverend Dan Eakas will officiate. Private interment will be held at the convenience of her family.
Memorial contributions may be made in Kay's memory to Weirton Medical Center, Pediatric Department, 601 Colliers Way, Weirton, WV 26062.
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