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Kathryn A Shumaker
January 26, 1931 ~ October 29, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old
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Kathryn Ann "Kate" Shumaker, 92, of Punxsutawney, passed away at the home of her daughter on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2023.
She was born in Snyderville, Armstrong County, on Jan. 26, 1931, a daughter of the late George William Walker and Laura Elizabeth (Zimmerman) Walker.
On Jan. 26, 1951, she married Fred Pritner Shumaker. He preceded her in death on July 12, 2015.
Kate will be remembered for always putting others before herself. She was loving, generous, kind and always had a gentle smile. She was a hard worker and could be feisty when provoked.
She was a loving mother and grandmother. The last precious days of her life were spent surrounded by those who loved her dearly.
She is survived by four children, Fred David (Suzanne) Shumaker of Rossiter, Randal M. (Kim) Shumaker of Florida, Susan (Larry Butler) Shumaker of Punxsutawney, and Robb Scott (Brooke) Shumaker of Punxsutawney; 11 grandchildren, Kelly Scott Smith, Shawn Allen Smith, Shannon Smith, Shane Smith, Tonya Milton, Tenelle Dienes, Dr. Kelly Smith, Jodi Presloid, Jackie Rosian, Tiffany Yount and Alex Shumaker; and numerous great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter Cheryl Ann "Cheri" Ann Fetterman; four grandchildren, Sarah, Rachel and Randy "Shums" Shumaker and William Eric "Buddy" Smith; one brother, George Walker; and one sister, Esther Pettit.
Arrangements were private and under the direction of Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Punxsutawney. The interment was at Oakland Cemetery, Distant.
Online condolences may be made at www.shumakerfh.com.