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Kathryn Welsch "Kass" McAllister Obituary
Kathryn 'Kass' Welsch McAllister of Parkesburg Kathryn "Kass" Welsch McAllister, 87, of Parkesburg, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 at the Brandywine Hospital. Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she was surrounded by her family at the time of her death. She was the widow of the late Lawrence L. Welsch (1981) and Paul James McAllister, Jr. (2006). Born in Atglen, she was the daughter of the late Paul T. and Margaret (Smith) Canan. An area resident her entire life, she was a past president of the V.F.W. #4480 Auxillary, a Girl Scout Leader and a member of her church's Sodality. She was a parishioner at Our Lady of Consolation Church of Parkesburg. She is survived by her children, Lorraine Welsch Assetto, wife of Jack, of Gap, Patty Lawrence, wife of Lloyd Jr., of Christiana, Pa. and Lawrence Welsch, husband of Beth, of Parkesburg; her stepchildren, Paul J. McAllister, III of Venice, Fla., Roger McAllister of Sadsburyville, Jo Anne McAllister Jumper of Atglen, and Beth McAllister Welsch of Parkesburg; 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; and one brother, Robert S. Canan of Rochester, N.Y. She was predeceased by her brother John T. Canan. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 19th, at the Our Lady of Consolation Catholic Church, 603 W. 2nd Ave. Parkesburg, PA 19365, with the Rev. Victor Eschbach officiating, followed by interment in the Parkesburg Catholic Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to attend the viewing on both Sunday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main St., Parkesburg and on Monday morning at the church from 10 until 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kass' memory to the Chester County Food Bank, 1208 Horseshoe Pike, Downingtown, PA 19335 or to Our Lady of Consolation Church. Online condolences can posted at www.wildefuneralhome.com.

Published in The Daily Local on Nov. 17, 2012
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