Catherine T. Kohr

Catherine T. "Kit" Kohr, 86, of Pine Grove, died Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 in Schuylkill Medical Center-East Norwegian Street.

Born on Aug. 28, 1927, in Minersville, she was a daughter of the late George and Susan O'Neill Connelly.

She was a 1945 graduate of Minersville High School.

She was a member of Most Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, Tremont.

Catherine worked as a seamstress in the garment industry.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest S. Kohr, in 1974; four sisters, Mary Strenkoski, Francis Fasnacht, Susan Limerick and Margaret Petrovich; four brothers, William Connelly, George Connelly, Michael Connelly and James Connelly.

Surviving are two daughters, Karen, wife of Leonard Bixler, and Kathleen, wife of Ron (Smoke) Krammes, both of Tremont; a son, Michael and wife, Lorrie Kohr, Tremont; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian burial was held Thursday, Oct. 17 in the Most Blessed Trinity Church, 113 Cherry St., Tremont, with the Rev. Paul Rothermel officiating. Interment was in Jacob's Lutheran Cemetery, Pine Grove. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to the Most Blessed Trinity Church, 113 Cherry St., P.O. Box 35, Tremont, PA 17981, in her memory.

Published in The News Item on Oct. 24, 2013