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Katherine Horvath

Katherine M. Horvath (Erkinger)

Sunday, December 23rd, 1945 - Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
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Katherine M. Horvath, 74, of Tilden Twp., passed away in her residence on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 with her loving family by her side. She was the wife of Carl R. Horvath. They were married on May 11, 1968 and celebrated fifty-one years of marriage.
Born in Northampton on December 23, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Edward, Sr. and Rose (Wenglasz) Erkinger. Katherine was a graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School. She worked as a teacher's aide for the Whitehall School District. Katherine was a member of Frieden's Church, Shartlesville. She enjoyed puzzles, crafts, traveling and camping.
Surviving in addition to her husband are her children: Scott M. Horvath, and his wife Kimberly A., Lenhartsville; Karyn J. (Horvath), wife of William J. Handwerk, Hamburg; Ryan M. Horvath, and his wife Melissa A., Lenhartsville; and David J. Horvath, and his wife Jessica A., Macungie; and eight grandchildren: Sierra Rose, Madeline, Ethan, Joshua, Emily, Nicholas, Evan and Caleb. Katherine is also survived by a niece: Tara (Person) Piszczek; and great-niece: Olivia. She was predeceased by a brother: Edward Erkinger, Jr.; and a sister: Rita (Erkinger) Person.
Services will be held on Monday at 11:30 am from Frieden's Church, 28 Wolf Creek Road, Bernville, PA 19506. Burial will follow in Our Lady of Hungary Cemetery, Northampton. The viewing will be held in Leibensperger Funeral Homes, Inc., 65 S. 4th Street, Hamburg (off street parking in rear) on Monday from 9:30 to 11:00 am, with a funeral procession to the church following the viewing. Memorial contributions may be sent to Frieden's Church at the above address. Leibensperger Funeral Homes, Inc., Hamburg is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit, www.leibenspergerfuneralhomes.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, February 24th, 2020 | 9:30am - 11:00am
    When
    Monday, February 24th, 2020 9:30am - 11:00am
    Location
    Leibensperger Funeral Homes, Inc.
    Address
    65 S. 4th Street
    HAMBURG, PA 19526
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  • Service

    Monday, February 24th, 2020 | 11:30am
    When
    Monday, February 24th, 2020 11:30am
    Location
    Frieden's Church, Shartlesville
    Address
    28 Wolf Creek Road
    Shartlesville, Pennsylvania 19554
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    Officiant
    Rev. Inge Williams
  • Interment

    Monday, February 24th, 2020 |
    When
    Monday, February 24th, 2020
    Location
    Our Lady of Hungary Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available
    Northampton, Pennsylvania 18067
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Posted at 08:28am
Horvath Family, Our warmest condolences.
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tom gerner

Posted at 02:51am
Carl, please accept our sincere condolences to you and your family. Our thoughts & prayers are with you all during this most trying time. Kathy will be missed by all who new her. What a great & fun loving person. It was a real pleasure to have known her & able to share many laughs with her. Your friends, Tom & Faye Gerner.
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Carol Sandridge

Posted at 09:34pm
WE WILL REALLY MISS OUR FRIEND KATHERINE,WE ALWAYS LOVED TALKING WITH HER. SHE HELD THE SAME FAMILY VALUES. KNOW SHE LOVED YOU ALL VERY MUCH. LOVE AND PRAYERS TO HELP YOU THROUGH YOUR LOSS BUT KNOW SHE IS IN A BETTER PLACE AND WILL BE WITH YOU ALWAYS.
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