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Kathleen Schermerhorn

June 8, 2019

Kathleen Schermerhorn, 68, of Carbondale, died Saturday, June 8th.  She was the widow of John W. Schermerhorn, who died March 18th.

Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late Hubert Griffin, Sr., and the late Margaret States Griffin Talapa, she was a 1969 graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School, Carbondale.  She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Carbondale.  Prior to retirement, she was employed as a switch board operator for the former Pioneer Telephone Answering Service, Carbondale.  Kathy enjoyed spending time with her “granddaughter” Eleanor and her nieces and nephews. She loved her dog Piper.  Kathy enjoyed traveling, especially going to the beach and her infamous cross country trip.

Surviving are a son: Daniel Griffin and wife Jennifer, Columbus, OH; a daughter: Julie Griffin, Carbondale; step-son: Wesley Schermerhorn and wife Michelle, Kadiz, KY; two granddaughters: Mickee and Mandee Schermerhorn; two sisters: Sally Kane and Julie Sejpal, both of Carbondale; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by 3 brothers, Hubert, William and James Griffin and 3 sisters Mary Allison, Ann Hess, and Margaret Griffin.

Friends may call on Wednesday June 12th from 4 to 6 pm at the Brennan & Brennan Funeral Home, Inc., 55 Lincoln Avenue, Carbondale.  Private interment will take place on Thursday in Canaan Corners Cemetery, Waymart.

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