Katherine Mary ‘Kathy’ Semar, 55, employed with the City of Virginia Beach

Katherine Mary 'Kathy' Semar
Katherine Mary ‘Kathy’ Semar

Katherine Mary “Kathy” Semar, 55, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. She was born Sept. 24, 1962, in Cumberland, Maryland, the daughter of Eugene Semar and Charlotte Dolan, who preceded her in death.

Surviving are her sisters, Eileen Hanson and Charlotte August; brothers, Gene and Edward Semar; and beloved kitty, Sawyer.

Kathy worked for the City of Virginia Beach, starting her career in the Department of Public Utilities Control Center on April 1, 1987. Kathy was selected to be one of the main technology experts for the DPU Operations Division on Dec. 16, 1998, where she remained until her passing. Her knowledge and expertise of many applications made her the go-to person that the department and other city departments called on for assistance.

A memorial service will take place at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 13, at the Department of Public Utilities Operations Division Facility, 3500 Dam Neck Road, Virginia Beach.

In lieu of flowers, please find it in your heart to donate to your favorite animal shelter or rescue group. Kathy loved all animals, but kitties were her true passion!

Share online condolences with the family at altmeyerfh.com.

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