In Remembrance of Grace E. Kern

Grace E. Kern

Grace E. Kern

Dunmore, PA April 8, 1926 ~ April 19, 2012 Date of Service: April 23, 2012

Grace E. Kern, Dunmore, died Thursday evening in the V.N.A. Hospice at Geisinger-Community Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Forest W. Kern who died in 1996.

Born in Dunmore, daughter of the late Domnick and Cora Gleason Sabatella, she was a graduate of Dunmore High School. Prior to retirement, she worked in the garment industry and was a member of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union. She was also a faithful member of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish.

Surviving are sons Forest Kern, Dunmore, and Robert Kern and wife Ellen, Midlothian, VA; grandchildren Amy Gordy and husband Reese, and their children Brayden and Elizabeth Grace; and Ryan Kern and wife Lauren, and their children Isabel Grace and Lily Pearl, all of Virginia; as well as a brother Joseph Sabatella and wife Ida, Scranton, and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by brothers Robert and William Sabatella.

The funeral will be Monday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with mass at 9:30 a.m. in the St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith St., Dunmore. Interment in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Dunmore. Friends may call Sunday from 3-6 p.m. in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, preferred memorial contributions may be made to V.N.A. Hospice, 301 Delaware Ave., Olyphant, PA 18447.


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