Dawn L. Kashner,
76, of McCracken Road Danville PA passed away at 1:53 AM Sunday, August 13,
2006 at Columbia-Montour Home Hospice at Maria Hall Danville PA. She was
born January 21, 1930 in Galva, Iowa the daughter of the late Earl M. and
Amelia McIntosh Drake. On May 13, 1950, she married W. Earl Kashner, who
attened Galva, Iowa grade schools and was a 1947 graduate of Danville High
For many years,
Dawn worked as a secretary for Marks and Wagner, Danville PA retiring in
1990. Mrs. Kashner volunteered her time helping others at the House of
Care, part of Geisinger Medical Center. She was a talented organist and
pianist, playing for St. Johnís United Church of Christ in Valley Township
She also liked to
spend her time reading and doing crossword puzzles.
In addition to her
husband, Dawn is survived by three sons and one daughter-in-law; Dale E.
Kashner of Bloomsburg, PA; Wayne L. and Linda L. Kashner of Catawissa, PA
and Dean E. Kashner of Bloomsburg, PA.
Mrs. Kashner was
preceded in death by three brothers; Donald, Duane and Kenneth Drake, and
two sisters: Laverne King and Marjeane Savidge.
service will be held Thursday, August 17, 2006 at 11:00 AM in Odd Fellows
Cemetery Danville PA with the Reverend David J. Mouw officiating. Memorial
contributions may be made to Thomas Beaver Free Library PO Box 177 Danville
PA 17821. Arrangements are under the direction of the Visneski Funeral
Home, Inc. 10 W Mahoning Street Danville PA