Mary “Kathi” Kathleen Tong, age 71, died at her residence Tuesday evening.


NEWPORT - Mary “Kathi” Kathleen Tong, age 71, died at her residence Tuesday evening.



The family gathered for a viewing on Thursday evening, and there will be a celebration of her life this Sunday afternoon at their residence in Newport.



She was involved with the in Carteret/Craven Youth Bowling Association for the past 25 years. She honorably served in the United States Marine Corps.



She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Ron Tong; her son, Wade Tong of Durham, N.C.; daughter, Sonya Caskey, of Florida; mother, Mildred Rexroat, brother, Mike Woodall of Florida; and grandchildren, Savannah, Noah, Jenay and Alexandra.



The family entrusted their services to Woodbridge Funeral Home of Havelock.



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