Kathryn A. (Sloan) McCourt

McCourt, KathrynKathryn A. (Sloan) McCourt, passed away unexpectedly at the Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Potsdam, NY, Wednesday July 10, 2013.

Kathryn was born on April 28, 1971 in Potsdam. Daughter of William N. Sloan and Armande C. Sloan, she graduated from Potsdam High School in 1989.

She was united in marriage to Sean P. McCourt on July 3, 2004 at St. Mary’s Church in Charlestown, MA. Along with her husband, Kathryn is survived by her 3 children: Jack William McCourt (5 yrs old), Claire Sloan McCourt (2 yrs old), and Will Joseph McCourt (3 months old); 5 siblings: William (Tracey) Sloan, Todd (Dawn) Sloan, Lynne (Jay) Matthews, Suzanne (Robert) Davis, and Carol (Michael) Grant; and several loving nieces and nephews.

After high school Kathy graduated from Providence College in 1993, where she excelled as an All-Star goaltender and helped lead Providence to a National Championship in NCAA Women’s Hockey in 1993. Kathryn worked as a Manager of Talent Acquisition and Deployment at EMD Serono.

Avid runner, loving wife and mother, she earned letters in both soccer and softball and was the goalkeeper for the New York State Champion Midget Girls Hockey team from Potsdam. Outstanding athlete in high school, Top Stoners Athlete of the year in 1989.

There will be a memorial service for Kathy on Saturday, July 13th at 9 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Potsdam, NY with Rev. Garry Giroux celebrant.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Mary’s Church, 55 Warren Street, Charlestown, Wednesday July 17 at 11:00 AM. Interment to follow at Milton Cemetery, Milton. Relatives and friends invited. There are no visiting hours.

In lieu of flowers, to honor the memory of Kathryn McCourt, a trust has been set up for Kathryn’s children. Donations are welcome in place of flowers. Checks can be made payable to Stifel Nicolaus, FBO the McCourts lease, send checks to:Stifel Nicolaus c/o Keith Blades, 20 Williams Street, Suite 330, Wellesley, MA 02481.