Delores ‘Kay’ Saxton

Delores “Kay” Saxton, 76, Philadelphia, died Monday.

She was born in Bellefonte, daughter of the late Gilbert and Rachel (Shutt) Saxton.

Surviving are two sisters: Erma L. Kauffman of Altoona and Suzanne M. Harpster (Larry) of Pennsylvania Furnace; a nephew, Jayson M. Harpster of Fort Lewis, Wash.; and two godchildren: Valerie Radziewicz of West Hazleton and Nancy Steffan of Rockville, Md.

Kay was a graduate of Altoona High School, where she was editor-in-chief of the yearbook her senior year. Recruited by Bell of Pennsylvania, she was employed in Philadelphia her entire working career and retired from Verizon. She lived in Society Hill, Seventh and Pine Streets, until taking up residence in The Drake.

Kay’s primary interests were books, classical music, Kimmel Center events and cats.

A private interment will be held at Grandview Cemetery, Altoona.

Arrangements are by Bringhurst Funeral Home at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd.