LOWVILLE - Kathleen Elaine
Gingerich, 84, of Waters Road Lowville, went peacefully to be with the Lord
OnSunday, November 12th, 2023, under the care
of her family, caregivers and Hospice.
Kathleen was born
3rd, 1939, a daughter of Simon Sr. and Adeline
Gingerich. She attended the HarrisburgCountrySchool
for a short time, but because of her disability she was taught at home many
household skills by her Father and Mother and
resided with them.
faithfully attended the NaumburgMennoniteChurch and enjoyed
being with family and friends. She especially had a love for children and
helped care for many of her nieces and nephews. Kathleen enjoyed traveling
to visit many of her relatives.
After her Mother's passing in 2003 she lived with her two sisters
until January, 2005, when she became a resident of the UCP faith - based home on Waters Road, Lowville.
She is survived
by her brother and his wife, Simon Sr. and Diane Gingerich, Lowville; her sister,
Mary Ellen Roggie, Carthage; many nieces and nephews; and great nieces and
nephews. She is predeceased by her parents; her sister-in-law, Lena
Gingerich; her sister and brother-in-law, Clifford
and Geraldine Zehr; her brother-in-law, Wilbur Roggie; several nieces and
The funeral will
take place on Saturday,
November 18, 2023, at NaumburgMennoniteChurch,
Castorland. Calling hours will be 11:00 AM, until the funeral service at Officiating, Rev. Titus
Mast, Rev. Bruce J. Roggie, and Rev. Myron Roggie. Burial will be at CroghanMennoniteCemetery.
In lieu of
flowers donations can be made to Sonlight
Missions of Haiti, In care of Sharon Lehman, 9604 State
Route 126, Castorland, NY 13620, or Upstate Caring Partners, 125 Business
Park, Utica, NY 13345.