Alice Kather, Greenville, PA

J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.

August 9, 2020

Alice Kather, Greenville, Pennsylvania - obit
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GREENVILLE, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Alice Kather, 91, of Greenville, passed away Sunday, August 9, 2020, in her home.

Mrs. Kather was born July 26, 1929, in Bethel, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Daniel and Ethel Marie (Flickinger) Kuhn.

She attended the former Frogtown Country School and Volant Grade School.

An exceptional homemaker, Alice was an amazing cook. Prior to becoming a mother, she was employed at the Tavern in New Wilmington and for many years she took in laundry and cleaned homes in the area.

Alice was a former member of Lebanon Presbyterian Church, Mercer and most recently attended Pentecostal Holiness Church, Sharpsville.

She was a kind and caring person who was always willing to give to someone in need. Alice loved music and singing and was extremely close to her grandchildren.

She is survived by two daughters, Joyce A. Guthrie of Sharon and Janet (Steve) Miller of Pikeville, Tennessee; five sons, John W. (Joyce) Anderson, Jr. of Volant, Pennsylvania, Gary D. (Betty) Anderson of West Middlesex, William L. (Kathy) Anderson of Farrell, James F. Anderson of Greenville and Jeffery A. (Becky) Anderson, also of Greenville; two stepchildren, Jean Anne (Robert) Kather-Hendrick of Little Valley, New York and Shawn C. (Margaret) Kather of Greenville; a sister, Doris Shaffer of New Castle; a brother James Kuhn of Pulaski; 24 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Alice was preceded in death by her first husband, John W. Anderson, Sr., whom she married November 12, 1946 and passed June 15, 1999; her second husband, Gene Kather, whom she married July 7, 2008 and passed January 10, 2015 and eight siblings.

All services are private.

Arrangements handled by J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Interment will be in Lebanon United Presbyterian Cemetery, Lackawannock Towship.

A television tribute will air Wednesday, August 12, at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV.


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