Kay (Edelblute) Dannehower

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Kay Edelblute Dannehower, age 77, of Pottstown, passed away on July 23, 2016. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, H. Roy Dannehower, Jr. Mother of H. Roy Dannehower III (Jennifer) of Bedminster, and David K. Dannehower (Robin) of West Chester. Grandmother of Jillian Dannehower. She is survived by her sister, Gail Yount of Charlottesville, Virginia as well as her cherished nieces and nephews: William Yount, Jr. (Leigh) of Richmond, Virginia; David Yount (Patsy) of Luray, Virginia; Anne Yount of Charlottesville, Virginia; Martha Miller of Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan; and Dan Miller (Patsy) of Bishopville, Maryland. She was predeceased by her sisters, Bess Miller and Martha Jane Edelblute and her brother, Nate Edelblute. She had numerous great nieces and nephews and all were dear to her heart.
Born in DuBois, she graduated from Reynoldsville Senior High School. She continued her education at the Penn State University and graduated with a degree in elementary education. Kay was an educator in the Pottsgrove School District. She taught at the West Pottsgrove Elementary School, Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School and the Pottsgrove Middle School. She found great satisfaction in helping those with their education.
Kay was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Pottstown. She was also a proud member of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Mahanatawny Chapter, Pottstown.
Kay was devoted to her family and friends. She lived life to its fullest. Laughter and song were the order of the day. And ice cream. Always, there was room for a bowl of ice cream.
A visitation and memorial service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 750 North Evans Street, Pottstown, PA 19464 on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. A memorial service will immediately follow.
In lieu of flowers, the family welcomes contributions to the First Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, Pottstown, Pa. as well as the Troopers Helping Troopers Foundation, 3625 Vartan Way, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Pottstown, is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Courier Express on July 31, 2016
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