Waite, Kathleen Mary MT. PLEASANT, S.C. Kathleen Mary Waite, 49, of Mt. Pleasant, formerly of Loudonville, passed away after a long and brave struggle with many health issues, on Monday, September 26, 2016, at WakeMed Cary Hospital. Kathleen was the youngest and brightest in a family of ten children. She attended Shaker High School, class of 1984 and Trident Technical College in South Carolina. She had numerous skills and talents including cooking, playing the guitar and singing. She loved her children, her family and friends and spending time at the ocean with her rescued Labs; Edith, Lizzie, and Lure. She had a wicked sense of humor and a radiant smile that will be appreciated in Heaven as it was here on Earth. She will be remembered forever as a loving and caring daughter, sister, niece, mother, aunt and friend. She was predeceased by her husband, Mark R. Commander of Mt. Pleasant; her father, Ronald E. Waite, Jr. of Loudonville; and her brother, Kevin M. Waite of Cohoes. Kathleen is survived by her mother, Marion Kathleen Waite of Delmar; daughters, Nicole Kornacki (Josh) of Rock Hill, S.C. and Leah Kornacki (Josh) of Drexel Hill, Pa.; brothers, Christopher of Northville, N.Y., Dennis of Truro, Mass., Ronald "JR" of Little Silver, N.J., Sean of Murrells Inlet, S.C. and Stephen Waite of Loudonville; and her sisters, Deborah Shaffer of Albuquerque, N. M., Pamela Waite of Albany and Claudia McCoy of Beverley Hills, Fla., along with numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Special thanks to Fran Waite, Kathy's "medical rock", who provided her with support and love throughout her life. A private memorial service will be held on Kathy's 50th Birthday, October 16, 2016. Donations honoring Kathy's memory may be made to P.K.D., Cancer Research or any Animal Rescue organizations.
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