LONG BEACH — Kathryn P. Black, 72, died at her Long Beach residence on May 30, 2012. A native of San Francisco, Calif., she was born there on July 3, 1939, the daughter of Joseph and Kathryn Claffy. Kathryn moved to the Peninsula five years ago from Bakersfield, Calif. She enjoyed time with family and friends and was a member of the Elks, Moose and Eagles. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmom. Survivors include her husband, Freddie Black of Long Beach; children, Debra and Chris; son-in-law Mike; brothers, Charles and William; and grandson Ryan. Private family services will be held. Her guestbook is available at www.penttilaschapel.com.

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