Ashton Funeral Home


Katherine E. Picone

July 7, 2017

Katherine E. Picone, 91, of Easton, died Friday, July 7, 2017 in Gracedale.

Born July 2, 1926 in Wilson Borough, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Mildred (Schlough) Brown.  He husband, Joseph W. Picone died in 1994.

Katherine was a housekeeper at Gracedale from 1975 to 1988.

Surviving are two sons, Terry L. Picone and his wife, Donna of Easton and Daniel K. Picone and his wife, Sherri of Harrington, DE; two daughters, Karen P. Grim and her husband, Tom of Allentown and Jacqueline M. Rubenstein and her husband, Michael of Uniontown, PA; a brother, Carl Brown; a sister, Christina Sonn; eight grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.  Her brothers, Fred Brown and Charles Brown and her sisters, Doris Washburn and Audrey Steible died earlier.

Services will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 in the Ashton Funeral Home, 1337 Northampton St., Easton.  A visitation will be held from 9:30 am to 10:30 am on Wednesday in the funeral home.  Interment in Northampton Memorial Shrine.

Contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 968 Postal Rd., Suite 110, Allentown, PA 18109,  Offer online condolences at

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  1. Pam Stocker

    July 12, 2017 at 9:29 pm

    Karen, condolences to you and your family for the loss of your mom. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.