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Kathryn M. "Katie" Gutshall

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Kathryn Melinda “Katie” Gutshall, 88, of Carlisle, passed away Thursday, July 11, 2013, at her home.  She was born Feb. 27, 1925, in Newville, a daughter of the late George A. and Flora E. (Foose) Cohick, and was the widow of Robert Eugene Gutshall, who died Oct. 16, 1996.

Katie was a nurse’s aide and dietary aide and had worked 25 years at the Sarah A. Todd Memorial Home, Carlisle.  She also had worked at Claremont Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and Forest Park Health Center, both of Carlisle.  She attended Carlisle Brethren In Christ Church, Carlisle.  Katie was a member of the Newville American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Carlisle AmVets, Widow of Elks - Carlisle Lodge and a life member of Carlisle V.F.W. Post 477 Ladies Auxiliary.  She enjoyed reading, dancing, parties, traveling and having fun.

She is survived by her loving and devoted daughter, Monica K. Gutshall, with whom she lived, one sister, Verneda Cohick Brandt Kramer of Newville, two grandchildren; Dashell Robert Fittry and Katlyn Alexandra Fittry, one great-grandson, Nehemiah Childs and many loving nieces, nephews and friends.  Also surviving are her devoted caregiver, Nancy Herlt and her loving dog, Jasmin.  She was predeceased by five brothers; Samuel H., George L., Conrad M., Frank S. and Roscoe Cohick and one sister, Sarah R. Barrick.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. Harold Yeager officiating.  Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.  A viewing will be held Monday evening from 6 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home and on Tuesday from 12:30 p.m. until time of services. 

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Monica and family-
I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I know it is a great loss to you-I have fond memories of your mom and mine having "good times". I like to think they will have good times together again
Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers

 Janice Slagle Adams

Monica and family,
My deepest sympathy in the passing of Katie. We had wonderful times at the Elks Christmas Parties! She was a true joy to be around. She will be missed but never forgotten!

Dave Punt
my Aunt Kate was one of the most beautiful women I ever knew.  She loved life and her family, and we all loved her so much, she will be missed .  But we know she is in no more pain, and in a much better place. My heart goes out to my cousin Monica and her children, I will be there for them when they need me, because they are Special to me as was my Aunt Katie, love her forever.

Carol Ellerman
Our Deepest Sympathy in your loss.

Becky Heberlig and the Hollenbaugh Family & Mary Wittlinger


To Monica and family. Aunt Kate was a beautiful person inside and out, I loved her very much. I just wanted you to know I am thinking of you and your children and your new grandchild. I know she is with you even now and her spirit lives on. Love to you all.

Cyndy Workman

Love and prayers to you, and the family.
 We will all know she is at peace and dancing with angels.
She was one of a kind !

Judy Deihl

Monica & Family
So Sorry to hear about you Mom's passing, she will be missed. Our prayers are with you.

Ron & Rose Sheaffer

Monica, So sorry that your mother is gone. I'm a resident at Sarah Todd Home now which you may know. I had a massive stroke and then a brain seizure and almost died so I cannot be alone.
I came here since Kathy works here. I'm getting used to it and I like it.

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Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
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