Obituaries

Kathleen A. (Evans) Riedel

Kathleen A. RiedelKathleen A. (Evans) Riedel, age 62 of 308 South Main Street, Shenandoah passed away Thursday morning at Geisinger Medical center, Danville.

Born in Pottsville on June 30, 1951 she was a daughter of the late Elmer and Eva (Daldo) Evans.

Kathleen was a graduate of Pottsville High School.

She was of the Methodist Faith.

Kathleen was a loving mom and nana.  She enjoyed reading, crocheting and knitting.  She took great pleasure in the outdoors especially when camping with family and friends.  Kathleen also cared deeply for animals.

Surviving are five sons, Robert Riedel and his wife Andrea of Oklahoma, Michael Riedel and his wife Kimberly of North Carolina, Gary Riedel and his wife Melissa of Tamaqua, David Riedel and his wife Jodi of Girardville and Daniel Hartnett and his fiancée Leandra Edmondson of Gordon; two daughters, Deanna Hartnett and Megan Hartnett both of whom she resided with in Shenandoah; nine grandchildren, Daniel, Jacob, Skylar, Evan, Chase, Sophie, Zaiden, Aubrey and David; two sisters, Betty Jean Evans of Seltzer City and Mary Austerberry and her husband John, Wellington, CO; a niece, a nephew and cousins.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend memorial services Tuesday, 11:30 AM at Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin Street, Shenandoah.  Rev. Mindy Heppe will officiate.  Visitation will be held Tuesday from 9:30 AM until time of services.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Ruth Steinert Memorial SPCA, PO Box 332, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972.

Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah is in charge of the arrangements.

Kathleen A. (Evans) Riedel Has 5 Condolences Posted:

  1. Wendy Willing says:

    Gary and Family,
    My condolences go out to you and your family during this difficult time. I can’t make it to your mom’s service, but you all are in my thoughts and prayers. May you find peace in the memories you have with your mom. We are all here only for a short period of time. Cherish the time, and live today as if your tomorrow may never come. I know how much your mom meant to all of you and know how much you all will miss her. Thinking of all of you. Wendy Willing and son, Derek.

  2. Tiffany Thompson says:

    Robert,
    You and your family are in my prayers. If there is anything that I can do to comfort you in your time of need please let me know.

  3. Sheryl Mather says:

    Robert,
    I know that there are not words that can soothe the sorrow that you are going through but Daniel and I would like you and your family to know that we are praying for you and your family. God Bless!!!

    Daniel and Sheryl Mather

  4. Corina Gee says:

    Robert, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Please let us know if you need anything.

  5. John Austerberry, Jr says:

    I am very sorry for your loss – and am very sorry that I could not make the services – I hope that you all enjoy your time and celebrate Kathy’s life!!