Kathleen Endler, 87, of Wilkes-Barre passed away Sunday, March 17, 2013 in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township, due to complications after surgery.
Born Oct. 3, 1925 in Starksville, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Sam and Josephine Brocato. She attended school in Indianola, Miss., and was a member of St. Nicholas Church, Wilkes-Barre.
Kathleen and her late husband, John "Jackie," celebrated 49 years of marriage before Jackie's passing in 2005.
Kathleen lived for her family. She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Diane Allen and her husband, John, Hanover Township; sons, John "Jackie" Endler and his wife, Sherri, Plains Township; Bob Endler, Hanover Township; their children, John Allen, Lisa Meeker, John Paul Endler, Ryan Endler, Jeffrey Endler and Jason Endler. Also surviving are sisters, Grace Warren, Greenville, Miss.; Rose Renzulli, Newtown Square; and brother-in-law, George Endler.
In addition to her parents and husband, Jackie, she was preceded in death by granddaughter, Kelly Endler; and brothers, Sam, John, Tony, Peter and Vincent Brocato; sisters, Cynthia Brocato, Minnie LaBella and Margarite O'Neil.
A private funeral service will be held Thursday at the convenience of the family from Lehman Family Funeral Service Inc., 689 Hazle Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.
For information or to send condolences, visit lehmanfuneralhome.com