Freda K. ‘Kate’ Pastine Currence


Freda Kathryn “Kate” Pastine Currence, 89, a resident of Cassity, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at her home in Cassity. She’d been in her usual health, and death was unexpected

She was born Friday, Jan. 25 1929, to the late Toney and Annie Miller Pastine at Cassity.

On Sept. 9, 1950, she married Daultin Argel Currence, who preceded her in death on June 16, 2011. They had celebrated 60 years of marriage.

She is survived by four children, Kenneth Currence, Beverly Wine, Cynthia Jividen and husband, Jody, and Kevin Currence and wife, Bonnie, all of Cassity; 10 grandchildren, Jason Currence and wife, Danielle, Krista Currence, Charlie Wine Jr., Jeremy Hamrick and fiancee, Wendy Collins, Justin Hamrick and companion, Charity Taylor, Alison Swecker and husband, Chanc, Karah Currence, Khristopher Currence and fiancee, Trinity Lowther, Keith Currence and wife, Aissa, and Keian Currence; four stepgrandchildren, Nicole Keeler and husband, Bob, Rodney Heckler, Hope Poling and husband, Scott, Elizabeth Jividen and companion, Nate Torres; seven great-grandchildren, Rozalyn, Alec, Layne, Avery, Harper, Ellie and Adelyn; 10 stepgreat-grandchildren, Hailey, Cassia, Gage, Kenah, Keyon, Taylor, Ellie, Gabriel, Olivia and Conor; one stepgreat-great grandchild, Cyrus; one sister, Virginia Zirkle of Mabie; two sisters-in-law, Zella Pastine and Kay Hinkle and husband, Gray; and one brother-in-law, Douglas Currence and wife, Donna.

She was preceded in death by one daughter-in-law, Virginia Currence; one grandson, Kevin “Kevy” Currence; five brothers Russell, Richard, Stanley, Charlie and Paul Pastine; and four sisters, Leona Dumire, Clara Ward, Louise Pastine and Joan Currence.

Kate was a homemaker who loved baking bread and making homemade macaroni. She was an avid bingo player who never missed the chance to yell “bingo.” As a loving devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother, she was protective and loving of her family with a fierceness that will be missed. She took pride in residing in the home in which she was born. She was a member of the Cassity United Methodist church.

Visitation will be held at the Randolph Funeral Home today from 5-8 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home Thursday, Aug. 30, at 1 p.m. Pastor Stella Faye Moyer will officiate, and interment will follow in Upper Rowan Cemetery in Mabie.

The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Freda Kathryn Pastine Currence. Send online condolences to the family at