Kathleen M. Loncher, 73, of Sharon passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018, in her home.
Mrs. Loncher was born March 27, 1945, in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, a daughter of Paul and Jessie (Gordon) Crawford.
She was a 1963 graduate of Beaver Falls High School (PA).
Kathy was a loving mother and grandmother, who worked very hard to raise her son on her own. She loved the Pittsburgh Steelers and her family deeply; especially her grandchildren, Elizabeth and Patrick. She was unselfish, loving and kind to her family and friends and always put others needs before her own.
Kathy attended St. Joseph Church, Sharon.
Her husband, Paul E. Loncher, whom she married November 26, 1966, passed away May 27, 1969.
She is survived by a son, Kevin P. Loncher, Sr. and his wife, Kimberly, Columbus, Georgia; two grandchildren, Elizabeth Marie Loncher and Kevin “Patrick” Loncher, Jr.; a sister, Nancy Sadowski, New Port Richey, Florida and a brother, James Crawford, New Castle.
In addition to her husband, Kathy was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Anita Crawford and four brothers, Paul, Bill and Tom Crawford and infant, Terry Crawford.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Easter Seals West Georgia, at www.easterseals.com/westgeorgia/.
Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 30, in St. Rose Cemetery Chapel, 779 Dutch Lane, Hermitage, with Rev. Thomas Whitman, pastor of St. Joseph Church, as celebrant.
Arrangements handled by J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
A television tribute will air Friday, October 26 at the following approximate times: 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.