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Katherien “Katie” Ann Gilmore Herman, 61, of Carlisle, passed away on Monday, August 29, 2016 at home surrounded by her family and friends.  She was born on July 17, 1955 in The Bronx, NY, and is the daughter of Eleanor (Costello) Gilmore of Carlisle and the late Thomas F. Gilmore. 

Katie graduated from Carlisle Area High School class of 1974.  She earned her Bachelor’s degree from Shippensburg University and held Master’s degree in education from Millersville University and Temple University.  Katie retired from Dauphin County Technical School where she taught English and Special Education.  She was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Carlisle.  Katie will always be remembered for her love of life, art, people, and family.

She is survived by her loving husband, Timothy, one son, Adriel Shank of Carlisle and the loves of her life two grandsons; Jonas and Nolan Shank, her sisters; Christina of Harrisburg, Rose Beam of Newport, Maria of Puerto Rico and one brother, Pedro of Iowa.  She was predeceased by her brother, Thomas Gilmore.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 2, 2016 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, On the Square, Carlisle, with Rev. David S. Bateman officiating.  Fellowship and visitation with the family will immediately follow the service in the church parish hall.  Interment will be private at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.  Ewing Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Jonas and Nolan Shank Scholarship Fund, C/O Member’s First Federal Credit Union, 1166 Walnut Bottom Rd, Carlisle, PA 17015.  www.Since1853.com


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Our deepest sympathies to Tim and Family, A new Angel is in Heaven today... find peace and comfort in your hearts remembering His Promise to us that we will be together again for all eternity 

Vonny Clelan Harrington, Boise ,Idaho
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heart is so sad tonight hearing of the passing of katie, such a sweet person, always had a moment to chat, heaven has gained another beautiful angel, hugs to heaven katie

melody lintner
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Katie was such a wonderful person who our family knew for many years. I so admired the optimistic attitude she always had and will miss her very much. All our sympathy and prayers go out to his dear family.
Kimmy and Paul Hagenbuch
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You will be missed by many who love you for your kindness and that beautiful smile. God knew you were tired and needed another Angel and he couldn't have chosen a better one than you to join his choir. We love you and will always remember that beautiful smile as well as your kindness. RIP dear until we all meet again.
Naomi & Steve Krom
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Tim, I am so sorry for the loss of dear, sweet Katie. Even though she is no longer suffering, it is hard to say goodbye. I will continue to keep you in my thoughts and prayers.
Denise (Wimer) Evans
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My sincere sympathy goes out to Katie's family, who will miss her the most.
I imagine her making wonderful music in heaven now!
Prayers for your strength, comfort and peace.

I regret that I will not be able to attend the service on Friday.
Sincerely,
Janet

Janet Spahr
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Katie was a beautiful soul! I will remember her for her gentleness, laughter, creativity, tenaciousness and the gift of friendship she gave to my brother. My sincere condolences.

Anne P. Ressler
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May God Bless you Katie
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So sorry Tim and family, Katie was such a fun loving person.
Memories are wonderful things to have........RIP
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Tim
Russ and I so sorry for your loss. We send you our deepest sympathy and God be with you.

Doris Rynard
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