The Star Democrat

Katherine Virgina Ball


STEVENSVIL­LE — Katherine Virginia Ball passed away on Friday, November 12, 2021, at Compass Regional Hospice in Centrevill­e, MD She was 93.

She was born in Baltimore, Maryland on September 14th, 1928, to the late Andrew and Katherine Johnson Tracey.

Her community activities were being a lifetime member of K.I.V.F.D., Lifetime member of DAV, member of the Kent Island Ladies Auxiliary since 1983, volunteere­d for Estate Treasurers/Hospice from 1996 through 2011, and America Legion Post 278 from 1983.

Virginia’s hobbies were working Crossword Puzzles, Reading, Shopping, and BINGO at K.I.V.F.D., Romancoke Fire Dept., and the Senior Center on Kent Island. Helping and caring for others was what she spent her life doing.

Virginia was survived by her two sons, Kevin Ball (Lynne Heighton) and Mark Ball, three grandchild­ren Henry Joseph Ball, Kristen Ball, and Rachael Ball. In addition to her parents, she is predecease­d by her husband Joseph Francis Ball and her son Tracey Ball.

A visitation will be held on Friday, November 19th at 11:00 am-12:00 pm, followed by a funeral service at 12:00 pm at Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home in Chester, MD. Burial will take place at Gate of Heaven in Silver Spring, MD on Monday, November 22nd at 1:00 pm.

Contributi­ons can be made to Compass Regional Hospice 160 Coursevill­e Drive, Centrevill­e, MD 21617 or Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary: 605 Main St Stevensvil­le, MD 21666. Online condolence­s can be made at www.fhnfuneral­

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