McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home
May 31, 2019
KATHLEEN M. NEUFER, 72, of Lopez, died Thursday, May 30, 2019, at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre. Born November 3, 1946 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Martin and Dorothy (Campbell) Oswald. She and her husband, Robert L. Neufer, would have celebrated 53 years of marriage on June 14, 2019. Kathy attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania and graduated from North Hampton Community College. She served as a Paraprofessional at White County Intermediate School for over 10 years, retiring in 2013. Kathy was a devoted wife and mother who loved spending time with her family. She was also a member of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Church, Lopez, where she served as council secretary and enjoyed helping with the church activities, especially making pierogis. Surviving, in addition to her husband, are two daughters, Cynthia M. Walls of New Albany, and Kimberly B. Hall of Cleveland, GA; six grandchildren, Vincent R. Tancredi, Christian L. Hall, Alexis Musani, Karson Musani, Layton Shea, and Chloe Shea; and one great-grandchild. In addition to her parents, Kathy was preceded in death by her son, Robert L. Neufer Jr., and a sister, Dorothy Lai. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Monday, June 3, at St. Vladimir's Orthodox Church, 127 Main St., Lopez, with Father Dennis Hendershot officiating. A graveside service will be held 12 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at Resurrection Cemetery, Wescoesville, PA. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter Street, Dushore, where a Panikhida service will be held at 7 p.m. The family will provide the flowers and suggest memorial contributions to St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Church, P.O. Box 211, Lopez, PA.