Katherine Massenberg

January 8, 1937 ~ September 7, 2022 (age 85)


Katherine Massenberg, age 85, of Saint Albans, New York, passed away on September 7, 2022 at Hidden Meadows On the Ridge in Sellersville, PA.  She was the wife of the late Joe Massenburg Jr. with whom she shared 25 years of marriage. 

Katherine and her twin sister Marjorie were born of the late Andrew White and the late Louise Lane White in Surry, VA where they lived with their six sisters and five brothers. 

Katherine served her faith as a Baptist for many years and then converted and served as a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, in St. Albans, Queens, NY 

She worked for many years as a dietitian at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn NY, and a supervisor at Gouverneur Health, formerly Gouverneur  Hospital.   

She will be remembered as one of the twins, hosting many gatherings, her service in the Jehovah's Witnesses faith and her nickname (Tala) given to her by her niece Renee Lewis.  She was a given mother, aunt and grandmother.   

She was preceded in death by her late husband, Joe Massenburg Jr., son Alvin Massenburg.; five sisters, Mrs. Lucille Coates, Mrs. Mable Drew, Mrs. Justeen Twine, Ms. Mary White and Mrs. Clara Lane; five brothers, James, Charles, William, Andrew, Edward and Richard White. She leaves to cherish her memory, her son, Anthony Massenburg and his wife Janine of Quakertown, PA; two sisters, Delane Anderson and her husband Wheeler of Chesterfield VA and Marjorie Lewis of Queens, NY ; and three grandchildren, Kristen, Justin, and Jason, along with a host of nieces and nephews.  

You are invited to visit with Katherine’s family and friends from 5:00-6:00 PM Friday, September 16, 2022 at Naugle Funeral & Cremation Service, (215-536-3343) 135 W. Pumping Station Rd. Quakertown, PA 18951.  Her funeral service will follow at 6:00 PM. Interment will be held privately. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Dementia Society of America at

Arrangements are by Naugle Funeral and Cremation Service.  (215-536-3343) To view her online obituary, please visit 

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September 16, 2022

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Naugle Funeral and Cremation Funeral Service, Ltd.
135 W Pumping Station Rd
Quakertown, PA 18951

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Funeral Service
September 16, 2022

6:00 PM
Naugle Funeral and Cremation Funeral Service, Ltd.
135 W Pumping Station Rd
Quakertown, PA 18951


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