Catherine R. (Carley) Kriner

September 9, 1930 ~ May 28, 2019 (age 88)

Catherine R.  (Kay) Kriner, 88, of Orwigsburg, died Tuesday, May 28th, at Rosewood Nursing Home, Schuylkill Haven.  Catherine was born in Indiana, PA on September 9, 1930, a daughter of the late Larue (McAndrew) Carley and Fred  Carley .  She was the widow of Richard P.  Kriner Sr., married in 1951. She is also survived by her life partner,  Raymond Heiser

She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church,  Orwigsburg.  She was employed as an Secretary and bookkeeper  at Matz Electric in Orwigsburg, retiring  in  1976.

Catherine is  survived by a daughter, Patricia A.  Kunkle, and her companion Gerald Henn of New Ringgold,  a son, Richard P.  Kriner Jr. and his wife Terri, of Orwigsburg, sister Patricia Wright, of  Connecticut; Grandsons Jason, husband of Amy; Matthew Kunkle, Companion of Elizabeth Hartzell; and Andrew Kriner, husband of Shannon. There are two great grandsons  Mace and  Jacob Kunkle.

Kay was predeceased in death by her granddaughter  Michelle  Kunkle  and brothers  Robert, Joseph and Richard Carley

A Celebration of Life  service will be held on June 3 at 10 AM with Pastor Steward Warner officiating.   The public is invited to call from 9 AM until the time of service.  Interment will follow at Schuylkill Memorial Park, Inc. Schuylkill Haven.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to  Salem United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 113 South Liberty Street Orwigsburg, PA 17961 or Hillside SPCA Inc. P. O. Box 233  Pottsville, PA 17901.


Donations may be made to:

Salem United Methodist Women
133 South Liberty Street, Orwigsburg PA 17961

Hillside SPCA
PO Box 233, Pottsville PA 17901

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