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Kathryn J. Kresge

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Mrs. Kathryn J. Kresge
Mrs. Kathryn J. Kresge, of Franklin Township, passed away Sunday evening, March 23, 2014, peacefully in her home where earlier in the day she celebrated her husband's 71st birthday surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Nathan Kresge, with whom she shared their 51st wedding anniversary on March 16.
Katie was born on Nov. 10, 1946, to the late Robert and Gertrude (Miller) Cunfer.
Katie was a devoted wife and loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
She is survived by her sons David, and his wife Kerry, of Nesquehoning, Glen, and his wife, Kelly, and Robert, all of Summit Hill; daughters Linda, and her husband, Mike Blacketter, of Lehighton, Brenda, and her husband Ronald Klotz, of Long Island, N.Y., Denise, and her husband Douglas Haas, and Sandra, and her husband, Wilbur Jones, all of Lehighton; 13 grandchildren: Angela, Bambi, Charli, Toni, Shaina, Brandi, Nicholas, Samantha, Kristen, Kayla, Megan, Michael, and Carly; and two great-grandchildren, Maddie and Liam.
She was also a proud, loving mother to her grand puppy "Peanut".
She was preceded in death by grand puppies "Peyton" and "Peter".
She enjoyed shopping, playing games with her children, and sitting at her kitchen table spoiling her grandchildren and grand puppies.
Services: Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Schaeffer Funeral Home, Lehighton, is in charge of arrangements.
Contributions: Carbon County Animal Shelter, 63 Broad St., Nesquehoning, PA 18240-1801
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Published in Times News on Mar. 25, 2014
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