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Katharine M. Adelman

January 20, 2018

KATHARINE M. ADELMAN (KAY) died in Lancaster on January 20, 2018 after a brief illness.
A native of Lancaster, Kay was the daughter of the late Richard D. McCaskey and Catheryn Broderick McCaskey. She was the great granddaughter of J. P. McCaskey.
She is survived by four sons and a daughter, 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

A celebration Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Lancaster PA on January 24, at 11:00 AM. Kay’s family will receive visitors at the Church at 10:00 AM.
Burial will be private for the family.

In lieu of flowers, Kay’s children request donations to the Lancaster InterGroup, 630 Janet Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601.

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February 05, 2018

As a visitor for Sacred Heart parish for many years,I really enjoyed those many visits with Kay.She was such a lovely person. Somehow I missed the obituary,or I would have tried to be at the funeral.Prayers for her and for the family.  Judy Weaver

January 23, 2018

Our condolances. Aunt Kay was special, one of a kind. Rest in peace Kay. Love, Phil and Mary Lou McCaskey.

January 23, 2018

Kay was a friend of the Simpson family, as were her mother and all the McCaskeys. We have happy memories of spending time with her. Please accept our condolences.
Susan Simpson Brown, Dresher, PA

January 22, 2018

I am sure that anyone who reads this will agree with me that Kay was kind, patient, loving, and very generous.  She was also a darn good cook (her baked mac and cheese is still my gold standard, and I have never had one as good as the one she made for us).  She a great sense of humor, and I’ll always remember the sound of her laugh.  I know that when you are a kid, you are supposed to dread the times when Aunts hug you, but I always looked forward to Kay’s hugs.  I was always fascinated by Aunt Kay’s long, thick hair, and marveled at her ability to put it up in elaborate styles. My favorite memory of her was one of the times that she did the same for me, and my hair looked almost as good as hers. 
We will all remember what a blessing she was to us!
Ginny McCaskey
 
 

January 22, 2018

To Kay’s family I extend my deepest sympathy and prayers.  I am the Pastoral Assistant at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Lancaster.  I got to know Kay when I visited there for our monthly Mass and weekly Communion Services.  When Kay wasn’t feeling up to coming to the chapel for either, I would visit in her room.  We had many good conversations filled with much laughter.  I will miss her and those visits.  Enteral rest grant to her, O Lord.    Jean Nikolaus

Visitation
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church
558 W. Walnut St.
Lancaster, PA
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11:00 AM
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558 W. Walnut St.
Lancaster, PA
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