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Catherine Waters '30, DYC's Oldest Alumna, Dies at 107

Catherine Waters '30, DYC's Oldest Alumna, Dies at 107

Born in 1908, Waters graduated from D'Youville in 1930 with a bachelor of arts in history.

Buffalo, New York – November 18, 2015 – Catherine M. Waters '30, the College's oldest graduate, died last Sunday in Guilderland, NY. She was 107 years old.

Catherine Waters '30

Waters received her bachelor of arts degree from D'Youville College in history in 1930. At the time D'Youville's enrollment was over 200 students - all women. Tuition in 1930 was $200.

Class of 1930 D'Youville College

According to the Buffalo News, after graduating from D'Youville, Waters taught history at Kenmore High School for 6 years, along with her sisters Alice and Ruth. In 1999, Waters and her sisters were honored at a Mass marking the school's 100th anniversary.



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