Kathryn L. Riffle

Kathryn L. Riffle, age 85, of Augusta, passed away Saturday, May 28, 2022 in Georgia War Veteran’s Nursing Home.  She was born on May 5th 1936 in McClellandtown, daughter of the late George N. Riffle and Nola K. Moore. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother Robert.


Kathryn was a Navy Veteran. Her rank was Ensign and Lieutenant Junior Grade. She received her Doctorate in Nursing in 1972. She went on to become a professor and taught at many colleges over the years. She finally settled at Augusta Technical College in Georgia. Outside of teaching, Dr. Riffle developed curriculum, practiced as a nurse, engaged in community service, and published many professional papers. She received many honors and awards for her work throughout her long career.


Kathryn has left behind her two brothers, Dr. George (Beverly) of Boise, ID and Dr. John (Barbara) of Augusta, GA and her many loving nieces and nephews.


Arrangements have been entrusted to the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIES, Inc., 80 Morgantown Street, Uniontown, PA where friends will be received on Saturday, June 11th from 10 until 11 am and followed by a service honoring Kathryn’s life with Rev. Don Henderson officiating. Interment will follow in Church Hill Cemetery in McClellandtown, PA.

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