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Mary Kathryn "Kathy" Will

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Mary Kathryn "Kathy" Will Obituary
Will Mary Kathryn "Kathy" Will, of Clarkston, MI, unexpectedly April 6, 2017 in South Carolina, age 73, born September 12, 1943 in Rye, NY, to the late Arthur and Dorothy (Hughes) Poschen; wife of Jack for 51 years; mother of Thomas (Micheline), Kevin (Christa), Kathryn ( William ) Abel, James (Dawn), Patricia (Evan)Thomas; grandmother of Kelsey, Halle, Grant, Abigail, Gretchen, Cody, Samuel, Michael, Joshua, Ashlee, Jordin, Emma, William; great grandmother of Bella; sister of Barbara (John) Deyermond, Christine (Raymond) Metzemaekers, Gay Asmega, Patricia McGrath; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents and sister Ruth Ann (Poschen) Daly. She was Class President and graduate of St. Joseph's School of Nursing and The Foundling Hospital New York, 1964 where she began her nursing career. Kathy married John Leo "Jack" Will on May 22, 1965, where they started their life together in Yonkers, NY. Throughout the years they moved to Baldwinsville, NY, Westerville, OH, Westminster, MD and to Clarkston, MI. She was deeply devoted to her Catholic Faith as she demonstrated through her countless hours of volunteer work at St. Paul's & St. Daniel's Parishes. She was even recognized, among her many awards, as "Woman of the Year" for her outstanding contributions to St. Daniel Parish. She was past President of The Ladies Auxiliary of The Knights of Columbus Pope John Paul Council 5436 where she organized, prepared and delivered many meals in support of the parish community. Besides being a devoted wife, loving Mother and the best sister she could be, Kathy's passion and gift was caring and advocating for the elderly in her community or as she would refer to them as "Her Friends". Whether it was being a Eucharistic minister, educating and registering the elderly with changes in Medicaid; befriending, reading to, spending time with, or simply holding the hand of those who were lonely or forgotten - and in many cases being the one to hold and care for them as they left this world Kathy gave of herself so "Her Friends" would be comforted. Friends may visit at LEWIS E. WINT & SON FUNERAL HOME, Clarkston, Tuesday 3-9 p.m. Knights of Columbus Rosary Service Tuesday 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral Mass Wednesday 11 a.m. at St. Daniel Catholic Church, Clarkston. Memorials may be made to . Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com


Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Apr. 9, 2017
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