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Catherine Doris King

March 17, 1933 ~ April 24, 2019 (age 86)

Catherine Doris King, 86, of Saco and formerly of Arundel, died Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Seal Rock Health Care.  She was born March 17, 1933 in Biddeford, the daughter of Albert J. and Catherine B. (Buckley) Sevigny and was educated locally, attending Emery School.   She was a graduate of Biddeford High School in the class of 1951.


On September 15, 1973, she married Kenneth H. King at St. Mary’s Church; they moved to Arundel in 1977, attending St. Martha’s Church in Kennebunk.


Catherine had been employed at York Heel Corp. for 5 years and then with New England Telephone Company (now Verizon) for 32 years, as an operator and later as a clerical assistant in the business office.


She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers and had volunteered her time to the St. Martha’s Church fairs.  She enjoyed knitting and crocheting.


Catherine was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Kenneth King December 28, 2014 and by a brother, A. Norman Sevigny December 7, 2013.


Surviving are:

2 brothers: John Sevigny of Portland

          Frank Sevigny of Florida

nephew: James R. Sevigny of Biddeford

niece: Sharon R. Sevigny of Saco

as well as several other nieces and nephews


There will be no visiting hours.   A private graveside service will be held at St Mary’s Cemetery in Biddeford.  Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford. To share condolences online, please visit

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