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Lois A. Kemper

September 10, 1928 ~ July 22, 2020 (age 91)


Lois A. Kemper, 91, of 1336 Scott Street, Kulpmont, passed away at the home of her daughter and son in law in South Carolina on July 22.  

She was born in Kulpmont on September 10, 1928, the daughter of George and Adele (Stanker) McCabe.  She was a 1946 graduate of Mount Carmel Township High School.

On April 3, 1948 at St. Peter’s Church in Mount Carmel, she married John Kemper who preceded her in death on April 26, 2003.

Lois was a member of The Church of the Holy Angels in Kulpmont. She was a devout Catholic who loved serving in the church. She enjoyed volunteering in the former St. Mary’s parish both in the school and other church functions.

She enjoyed traveling, reading and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.   In her later years she enjoyed spending time with her neighbors and friends socializing on their front porches.

Lois leaves behind 3 daughters,   Georgiann Hyduk and her husband, John,   Marsha Williams and her husband, Bob, Marion Zakrzewski and her husband, Jon.  She also has 5 grandchildren, Melanie Williams, Scott Williams, Christopher Hyduk, Katie Piatt and Mary Zakrzewski and  two great grandchildren Jude and Agnes.  Her son, Rev. John C. Kemper, Provincial Superior for the Society of St Sulpice in Baltimore, MD, preceded her in death on May 21, 2020.  

The funeral Mass will be celebrated at The Church of the Holy Angels on Monday, August 10 at 11:00 a.m.    It will be celebrated by Father Phil Burger and Father Frank Karwacki, both close friends of Father John and the family.  Burial will be at St. Edward’s Cemetery in Shamokin immediately following the Mass.

In  lieu of flowers,  please consider making a donation to the Sisters of St. Cyril and Methodius, 1002 Railroad St., Danville, PA 17821 or Hospice Care of the Lowcountry, 7 Plantation Park Drive, Unit #4 P.O. Box 3827, Bluffton, SC  29910.




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