DURHAM – Kathy Harder, 62, passed away peacefully on Sunday May 28, 2017 under the care of the Duke Homecare & Hospice in North Carolina. She was a longtime resident of Butler, Pa until her retirement in 2009. Kathy worked as a speech therapist in the Karns City School District for many years. Upon retiring, she moved to North Carolina to reside with her sister, Amy.
Kathy will be remembered for her kind and gentle spirit, and her devotion to family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jacob and Yvonne Harder.
Kathy is survived by her sister, Amy Harder of Durham, NC; sister, Lyn Sullivan and husband, Bob of Pittsburgh, Pa; nephew, Dylan Sullivan and wife, Lisa of Long Island, NY; nephew, Jacob Sullivan and wife, Erin and daughter, Sydney, of Carnegie, Pa; niece, Mariah Chynoweth and husband, Matt and daughters, Madison and Makenzie, of Pittsburgh, Pa; and her aunt, Erin Harder Pressley of East Stroudsburg, Pa.
The family would like to thank all the staff of Duke Hospice, inpatient and home care, and private caregivers Jackie and Angela for helping to make Kathy’s last month’s so comfortable.
If anyone wishes to donate in memory of Kathy, please donate to your local Hospice or Humane Society.
The Harder family is under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service. Online condolences: www.hallwynne.com; Select obituaries