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Carolyn "Jo" (Gregory) Kern


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Carolyn "Jo" (Gregory) Kern Obituary
KERN, Carolyn "Jo" (Gregory),

78, of Louisville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Jewish Hospital with her family by her side.

She was born December 7, 1938 in Drakesboro, KY a daughter of the late James Carl Gregory and Mae Dillingham Gregory.

Jo was a loving wife, mother and nana. She was devoted to her family and friends, always putting others before her self. Jo was funny, had a keen sense of humor and loved to make others smile.

She was a member of St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church.

In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her four siblings.

Jo is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Robert L. Kern; children, Benita Jo Kern Federle (Ken), Robert L. Kern, Jr., Ronald L. Kern and Marci Sutton (Brad); four grandchildren, Thomas, Caroline, Kameron and Jordan and many other loving extended family and friends.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Ratterman Funeral Home, 3711 Lexington Road, "in St. Matthews." Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church, 2119 Payne Street with interment to follow in Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial gifts in the form of contributions may be made to Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, 134 Main Avenue, Nazareth, KY 40048.
Published in The Courier-Journal from Aug. 7 to Aug. 9, 2017
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