Janet A. Kern
York - Janet A. (Bredbenner) Kern, 93, passed away peacefully Tuesday July 31, 2018 at Normandie Ridge Senior Living Community. She was the wife of the late Robert F. Kern, who passed away in December of 2005.
Mrs. Kern was born in Bloomsburg, April 5, 1925, daughter of the late Grace C. (Long) and Clarence E. Bredbenner.
Janet was employed as a private duty nurse. She was a member of Church of the Open Door, York. She was a church organist for 40+ years, a pianist for the Children's Evangelism Fellowship, York, and also helped with T.A.P. Ministries.
She is survived by six children, Tina A. Fourhman and her husband, Rick of Dover, Rodney W. Kern and his wife, Leigh of Dover, Clifford G. Kern and his wife, Diane of Dover, Joel F. Kern and his wife, Jeannie of York, Mark S. Kern and his wife, Pamela of Virginia, and Thomas D. Kern and his wife, Joann of Quakertown; 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by three siblings, Harold Bredbenner, Fay Brociek, and Nan Fink.
Funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Monday, August 6, 2018, at Church of The Open Door, York. Officiating will be Donald C. Wagner, Pastor of Congregational Care. Viewings will be Sunday from 4-6 p.m., at the LeRoy R. Leber Funeral Home, Inc., York (Shiloh,) and one hour prior to the service on Monday, from 10-11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be following the service in Prospect Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to the Church of the Open Door, 8 Carlisle Ct., York, PA 17408, or to the Children's Evangelism Fellowship, 58 Mt. Zion Road, York, PA 17402.
Arrangements were entrusted to the LeRoy R. Leber Funeral Home, Inc., 2290 School St., York (Shiloh,) PA 17408.