Kathleen Marie Higgins, 71, of Honesdale, died Sunday at the Commonwealth Hospice Unit at Regional Hospital of Scranton.
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Born April 3, 1943, in Honesdale, daughter of the late Robert E. and Helen R. Smith Higgins, she was a graduate of Honesdale Catholic High School, class of 1961, and later graduated from Lackawanna Junior College. She was employed at Katz Underwear Factory as a secretary and retired from the Wayne County Recycling Center in 2010, where she was a secretary.
Kathy was a faithful and active member at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Honesdale, participating in many church events.
She is survived by her sister, Margaret Seidel and husband, James, Clarks Summit; a nephew, Jeffrey Seidel; nieces, Karen Rodgers and Ann Marie McGinley; several great-nieces and great-nephews. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Mary Ann Ennis, R.N., and her husband, Gerald Ennis.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. in St. Mary Magdalen Church, Honesdale. Interment, St. Mary's Cemetery.
As per Kathy's request, there will be no visitation. Arrangements by Hessling Funeral Home Inc., 428 Main St., Honesdale. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Evangelist Parish, 414 Church St., Honesdale, PA 18431. Condolences: www.hes
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Published in Scranton Times on Apr. 22, 2014