Katherine Mallette

Obituary of Katherine Doncia Mallette

     Webster: Born March 16,1937 our beloved Katherine D. entered into rest on August 9,2022. Predeceased by husband William A. Mallette; their daughter, Christine; and grand-daughter, Doncia Cliff.


     Born in Malone New York to Harry Allen Russell and Helen Elizabeth Shova. Sister to Neil, D. Patrick, Gary (Lexi), H. Bruce (Claire), George, and Nancy, all of the Russell family name. Mother to daughters, Darlene Mallette, Robin (Floyd) Pire, and son, Craig Russell. Grandmother to Jamie and Melinda Warner, Elan (Katherine) Pire, Peter Mahar, Matthew and Joseph Russell. Great Grandmother to Jaden and Jordan Warner, Wesley and Natilie Cliff, Bohannon and Daxton Pire, Landon and Calum Russell. Many nieces and nephews along with lifelong friends and neighbors. 


     She played a role in the raising of many children in her years. Starting with her own siblings, to her own children to the many that came to her in her years as a County daycare provider. After her own children were grown, she continued her life of service to others as an Executive Housekeeper at Goodman Gardens in Rochester, New York. In her retirement she enjoyed multi crafting and adding to her many collections. There was never a memento that she could not find room for. 


     She taught much to many...through her struggles she never wavered or complained...She is the strongest woman we knew.


     In lieu of flowers please donate to: URMC Hospice or URMC Meals on Wheels.


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