On December 30, 2013 KATHERINE ELIZABETH RAFALKO (NEE KINNEY) beloved wife of the late Walter Anthony Rafalko, Sr.; devoted mother of Kathleen Marie DeBone of Morgantown, WV, Dr. John Walter Rafalko of Ft. Lauderdale, FL., Joanne Rafalko South of Timonium, MD. and her husband the late L. Cawood South, CAPT. Karen Rafalko Wilson, USN-RET, of Fernandina Beach, FL. And her husband LCDR. James Wilson, USN-RET, Mary Susan Reynolds of Lompoc, CA. and her husband Peter Reynolds, Virginia Rafalko Canter of Bethesda, MD. and her husband Douglas Canter, Nancy Rafalko Trenti of Middleburg, VA and her husband Ronald Trenti, Patricia Helen Rafalko of Timonium, MD, the late Walter Anthony Rafalko, Jr., Julia Rafalko Vaughn of Stevenson, MD. and her husband Christopher Vaughn, loving grandmother of Missy and Christopher DeBone, Timothy DeBone, Stephanie and Patrick DeBone, Nicole and John Morris, Travis Rafalko, Kayela Rafalko, Shelia and Cawood South, Katherine and James Walls, Rebecca South, Mitchell Wilson, Robin and Richard Cheshire, Elizabeth Canter, Edward Canter, John Canter, Marie Trenti, Paul Trenti, Beth Trenti, Juliette Knapp, Wilton Vaughn, Charles Vaughn; great-grandmother of Jacob DeBone, Ella DeBone, Eliza DeBone, Avery DeBone, Katelyn Morris, Rachael South, Savannah South, George Walls, Krystal Twiford, Victoria Dixon, Emily Wilson, Madison Wilson, Olivia Wilson, Kaitlyn Cheshire, Bradley Cheshire; great great grandmother of James; dear sister of John Kinney and the late Mary Meyer; sister in law of Audrey Kinney and Sally and Donald Meyer; sister in law of the late Joseph Rafalko, Stanley and Tina Rafalko, Edward and Rose Rafalko; also survived by many nieces and nephews and cousins.
Friends may call at the family-owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 York Road (at beltway exit 26) on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph Church, Cockeysville on Friday at 11:30 AM. Interment Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. Those desiring may make contributions to University Of Baltimore Education Foundation, Walter A. Rafalko Family Fund, 1420 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. www.ruckfuneralhomes.com.