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Della M. Kish

Jan 15, 2009

Della M. Kish, 91, formerly of Muncy, passed away on January 13, 2009 at the Gatehouse, in Williamsport. Her husband, Steve Kish, preceded her in death on December 1, 1993. Della was born in Williamsport on February 23, 1917, the daughter of the late George G. and Alta C. (Eck) Ginter.

Della was a graduate of the Williamsport High School, Class of 1934, and received her nursing diploma from the Chicago School of Nursing in 1950. She was a member of the Muncy Baptist Church, and the J.O.Y. Sunday School class. She taught Sunday School in various churches for most of her adult life. She will always be remembered for her warm smile and her hearty laughter.

She is survived by one son, Richard L. and wife Jean Douglass, Sr. of Linden, one daughter, Faith M. and husband Gerald Brown, of Williamsport, eight grandchildren; Richard L. Douglass, Jr. of Linden, Kim Rockwell of Trout Run, Randy Douglass, Matthew Douglass and Aaron Douglass, all of Williamsport, Risha Molnar of Moseley, VA, Jackie McCall and Joel Brown, both of Bells, TN. She is also survived by 16 great-grandchildren with one due in February and eight great great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her three sisters, Bertha Darling, Verna Starr and Hazel Niklaus.

There will be no funeral services. A memorial service will be held at a later date, at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Montoursville Cemetery. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made in Della’s name to the Gatehouse, 1100 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, PA 17701.