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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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!
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.
Our Deepest Sympathy in your loss.
and the Hollenbaugh Family & Mary Wittlinger
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.
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
Monica & Family
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
I came here since Kathy works here. I'm getting used to it and I like it.
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