Kathy Walters, U-Md. employee

March 6, 2013

Kathy Walters, 46, who managed the jobs and employers database at the University of Maryland’s career center, died March 2 at the Hillhaven nursing facility in Adelphi.

She had ovarian cancer, said her brother, David Walters.

Ms. Walters joined the career center more than a decade ago and had previously done customer service work for companies including Bell Atlantic. She was a former College Park resident and lived in Laurel at the time of her death.

Katharine Lulu Walters was born in Boston and came to the Washington area at 5. She graduated from Northwestern High School in Hyattsville in 1984 and attended the University of Maryland.

Ms. Walters played and was a volunteer timekeeper for several adult hockey leagues in the Washington area, traveling with one team to a competition in Toronto. She also was active in online gaming communities.

Survivors include her parents, William Walters and Barbara Sternaman Walters of College Park; and her brother, David Walters of San Diego.

— Emily Langer

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