Victor: Deceased May 13, 2013 after a brief illness. Kathy was born in Bradford, Pennsylvania. She attended Lycoming College and eamed her B.S. in Business from SUNY Brockport and her M.S. in Management from Nazareth College of Rochester, NY. She retired from Xerox Corporation after a long and successful career. Kathy was actively involved in a wide range of philanthropic causes with her main interest being to support the legacy of her late husband, Chip. The children of the Boys & Girls Club of Rochester were her primary focus.
In addition she supported various police agencies with K9 units such as the Monroe County Sheriffs Department. K9 Chip was the first dog donated by Kathy who was known for her love of these animals. She was a Trustee on the Board of The Rochester Museum & Science Center, the Boys & Girls Club of Rochester and The Chip Holt Nature Center as well as a member of The Junior League of Rochester.
Kathy had a love and appreciation for the beauty of nature and the outdoors, in panicular the Adirondack Mountains and Lake Ontario. She maintained homes in those regions until her death.
Kathy is predeceased by her parents Jack L and Grace A. Knapp and the love of her life, husband Charles P. (Chip) Holt. She is survived by her brother H. William Knapp, sister-in-law Suzanne L Knapp, nephews Justin and Christopher Knapp and Larry D. ‘Chip‘ King, Jr., a dear friend whom she loved as a son.
A gathering to remember and honor Kathy will be held at the Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home, 7501 Pittsford Palmyra Road in Fairport on Friday, June 7, from 4:00 pm to 7:00pm. A prayer service will be held at the Funeral Home on Saturday, June 8 at 11:00 am. A celebration of Kathy’s life will be held after the service – location TBA. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester, 500 Genesee Street, 14611 may be made in Kathy’s memory.