EAST BANGOR Patricia L. Kern, 80, of East Bangor, PA, passed away Sunday, September 12th, at St. Luke's Hospital - Anderson Campus, surrounded by her husband, children, and grandchildren. Patricia was born in Phillipsburg, NJ on September 3, 1941, a daughter of the late Luther G. and Mary Louise (Allen) Stout. She was the wife of Richard F. Kern. They celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary this past May. She was a 1959 graduate of Belvidere High School. Patricia was employed as an Executive Administrative Assistant at the former Hoffman-LaRoche in Belvidere, NJ, for 37 years, until retiring in 2003. Patricia was an avid facebooker, and enjoyed crocheting, reading, traveling, vacationing, and spending time with her family. She was a member of East Bangor Community Church in East Bangor, PA, where she was a member of the knitting group, and active with the craft bazaar. In addition to her husband, Richard, Patricia is survived by her three children Gary Kern, husband of Jane, of Burlington, NJ, Beth Kern, of Forks Twp., PA, and Scott Kern, husband of Renee, of Nazareth, PA, a sister, Linda Koehler, of Bangor, PA, and 5 grandchildren Drayce Kern husband of KayAnn, Garrett Kern husband of Alyssa, Makenzie, Emily, and Owen Kern. Patricia was preceded in death by a brother Doug Stout, a sister-in-law Shirley Stout, and a brother-in-law Stanley Koehler. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, September 16th at Gaffney Parsons Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 4 Lillian Lane, "Village of Johnsonville", Bangor, PA with Rev. David Goss officiating. Family and friends are invited to a visitation from 10 AM to 11 AM on Thursday, September 16th at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Belvidere Cemetery in Belvidere, NJ. Online condolences may be offered at gaffneyparsons.com
. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to East Bangor Community Church, 136 W. Central Ave., Bangor, PA 18013. Gaffney Parsons Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. 4 Lillian Lane Bangor, PA 18013 (610) 588-2128
Published by The Express Times from Sep. 13 to Sep. 14, 2021.