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Kathryn Churchman

Kathryn Churchman

Thursday, September 25th, 1947 Sunday, October 6th, 2019

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Obituary for Kathryn F. Churchman (Fretz)

Kathryn Fretz Churchman, wife of Leonard (Lee) Churchman, Hershey, and formerly of Lenhartsville, and daughter of the late Harvey and Irene (Kulp) Fretz, passed away quietly in Cornwall Manor, on Sunday, October 6, 2019, after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease.
Kathryn was a 1964 graduate of Pennridge High School, Perkasie, and a 1968 graduate of Moravian College with a BS in Medical Technology, and was awarded a Master's in Science in Clinical Chemistry from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1971. She was a loving wife and mother, a great humanitarian, and a passionate scientist.
Kathryn enjoyed horses and all associated activities as well as swimming throughout her life. She also loved hiking. Kathryn was an assistant scout master of Boy Scout Troop 104 of Krumsville, and served a one four-year term on the Kutztown School Board. She also served as an auditor for Greenwich Township.
In addition to her husband, Kathryn leaves behind two sons, John of Petaluma, CA; and Joseph (Elysia) of Bend OR. Her grandchildren are Sawyer Kathleen of Petaluma, and Boden Jouette of Bend. Kathryn is also succeeded by a sister, Susan M. Fretz, of Sinking Spring.
A viewing will be held on Wednesday from 7:00 to 8:30 pm from Leibensperger Funeral Homes, Inc., 65 S. 4th Street, Hamburg (off street parking in rear). A private graveside service will be at the convenience of the family in Frieden's Cemetery, Lenhartsville. For online condolences, please visit, www.leibenspergerfuneralhomes.com.

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Leibensperger Funeral Homes, Inc.
    65 S. 4th Street
    HAMBURG, PA
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    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
    7:00pm - 8:30pm
  • Interment

    Frieden's Cemetery
    Old 22
    LENHARTSVILLE, PA
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So sorry to hear that Kay passed. With sympathy & prayers
Linda Sousley ( your former US mail carrier)
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With love, Cheryl, Jim, Chris, Elizabeth and famil

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Kay was such a treasure and will continue to live on in our hearts.
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