Catherine Probe DeGroff, 93

OSWEGO, NY – Catherine Probe DeGroff, 93, of Oswego, died Monday October 19, 2015, in St. Luke Health Services, Oswego.

She was born in Hannibal, the daughter of the late Alexander and Florence (Miner) Ritchie.

Mrs. DeGroff is a former employee of Oswego Hospital, housekeeping department.

She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Lee DeGroff, in 1992; and daughter, Florence Smith, in 2000.

She is survived by her children, Wayne (Doreen) DeGroff of Tennessee, Robert (Glenda) DeGroff of Hannibal, Roberta Arnold of Texas, Catherine Howell of Fair Haven and Cecelia McKleen of California; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Burial will be at 9 a.m. Friday in the Hannibal Village Cemetery.

Calling hours will be conducted Thursday 4 to 6 p.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego.