Kathryn I. Brosius, 92, formerly of Riverside, PA passed away Tuesday
evening, July 3, 2012 at Grandview Health Homes, Inc. Danville, PA where she
had been a guest since October of 2007. She was born March 26, 1920 in Rush
Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late
Charles E. and Sarah A. Stine Leiby.
attended the Rushtown One Room School through 8th grade. She was
employed for 20 years at Geisinger Medical Center Danville PA in the
Housekeeping Department from where she retired.
was a member of the former Rushtown Methodist Church. Kathryn enjoyed
crocheting, ceramics, puzzles and playing pinochle. Her greatest enjoyment
in life was being a homemaker and spending time with her family.
was married to the late Charles E. Brosius who preceded her in death in
1962. She is survived by one son, Charles E. Brosius and his wife Joann of
Riverside PA and two daughters; Beatrice H. Costill of Danville PA and
Dorothy I. Long and her husband William of Ewing, Kentucky. Also surviving
are nine grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great
grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Agnes Gable, one
granddaughter, Penny Gable and one great-grandson, Bret Gable. She was also
preceded in death by one brother, Clarence Leiby and two sisters; Stella
Baumer and Edna McCormick. Several nieces and nephews are also surviving.
Private graveside services will be held at Kase Cemetery Riverside PA with
the Reverend Mary B. Schmotzer officiating. Memorial contributions may be
made to Grandview Health Homes, Inc. 49 Woodbine Lane Danville PA.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 W
Mahoning Street Danville PA.