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 Kathryn Marie <I>Smith</I> Bresch

Kathryn Marie Smith Bresch

Conestoga, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 23 Apr 2009 (aged 99)
Lampeter, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Conestoga, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 36425841 · View Source
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Kathryn M. Bresch, 99, of Conestoga, died on Thursday, April 23, 2009, at Lancaster General Hospital. Born June 11, 1909, in Conestoga, she was a daughter of the late William and Bessie (Brenberger) Smith. Kathryn was preceded in death by her husband, Clement A. Bresch, who died in 1990.

Mrs. Bresch was a member of Conestoga United Methodist Church for 87 years, where she was very active in the church's ministries. She was also a member of the United Methodist Women. Kathryn loved her family and grandchildren, and her hobbies included her flowers, reading, playing pinnacle, and crocheting. She also enjoyed visiting shut-ins, sending and saving cards, keeping news clippings, writing in her diary, and keeping everyone informed of the early days in Conestoga. .

Mrs. Bresch is survived by her two sons: Gerald W. husband of Georgia A. Bresch, of Conestoga, and Vincent C., husband of Jill K. Bresch, of Elizabethtown; a brother, Preston A. Smith, of Lancaster; six grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 29, 2009, at Conestoga United Methodist Church, 71 Sand Hill Road, Conestoga, with Rev. Richard E. Wilcock officiating. Viewings will be held Tuesday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Gundel Funeral Home, 3225 Main Street, Conestoga, and an hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. Interment will follow the service in the adjoining church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Conestoga United Methodist Church, 71 Sand Hill Road, Conestoga, PA 17516. The Gundel Funeral Home, Inc. is assisting the family with arrangements. (Lancaster Newspapers, 4/26/2009)

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  • Created by: Bruce Speck
  • Added: 27 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36425841
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Kathryn Marie Smith Bresch (10 Jun 1909–23 Apr 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36425841, citing Conestoga Methodist Cemetery, Conestoga, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Bruce Speck (contributor 46873080) .