J. Kase, 92, of 398 4th Street Riverside PA died Thursday, April
2, 2009 at her residence. She was born January 25, 1917 in Mifflintown PA
the daughter of the late William L. and Lydia E. Shotzberger Houtz.
was a graduate of William Penn High School in Harrisburg PA. She was
employed as an LPN by Harrisburg State Hospital. Edythe was also employed
for 38 years as a dental assistant by Dr. Francis Homet Vaughan, retiring in
was a member of Christ Memorial Episcopal Church Danville PA. She was a
member of the American Legion Auxillary. She volunteered at Geisinger Health
System in Danville PA for many years. An avid bowler, she was a member of
the Pennsylvania Women’s Bowling Association. She enjoyed knitting, jigsaw
puzzles and playing pinochle at the Pine Barn Inn. Edythe also enjoyed her
family, especially her many grandchildren.
was married for 39 years to the late James A. Kase, Jr. who preceded her in
death May 13, 1979. They were married April 15, 1940. She is survived by
two sons; James A. Kase, III and his wife Phoebe of Lewisburg PA and Steven
A. Kase of Narvon PA and one daughter Patricia A. Dewalt and her husband
Marlin E. of Riverside PA. Also surviving are nine grandchildren and 13
great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a niece Darlene Smith and family of
Mifflintown PA. She was preceded in death by two brothers; Chester
Groninger and H. Dale Houtz.
friends are invited to attend a graveside service to be held Friday, April
10, 2009 at 11:00 AM at Odd Fellows Cemetery Danville PA with the Reverend
Nancy Shank officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be
made to Christ Memorial Episcopal Church PO Box 363 Danville PA 17821 or
the American Cancer Society Montour Unit 1948 E 3rd Street
Williamsport PA 17701. Arrangements are under the direction of the
Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West Mahoning Street Danville PA.