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TODAY: The Death of Katherine Chancellor Begins

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CBS Photo Archive (1989)
CBS Photo Archive (1989)

Beginning with today’s episode of CBS’ “,” the citizens of Genoa City will honor the life of Katherine Chancellor, whose portrayer, , passed earlier this year after a short illness. According to the network, loved ones of Katherine’s will begin receiving postcards asking them to gather at the Chancellor Estate, where they’ll learn that Katherine died while exploring the world with her husband, Murphy ().

“In the coming weeks, Katherine’s memory will be honored in several very special ways that allow us to pay tribute to Jeanne in the remarkable manner she deserves,” said Y&R Executive Producer . “It is an extraordinary story that will bring the residents of Genoa City together to remember this woman they all loved.”

Per a posting by (Cane Ashby), the soap will air Katherine’s funeral on Tuesday, September 3 and Wednesday, September 4