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Kathy Blake Shore

Kathy Blake Shore, age 71, of West Grove, PA., died Friday August 3, 2018. Born in West Grove, PA she was a daughter of the late Marvin G. “Dutch” and the late Margaret O’Neill Blake.

Kathy was a lifelong resident of West Grove. She attended Assumption BVM grade school, graduated from Bishop Shanahan in 1965 and attended Immaculata College.

She was an accomplished musician and organist all her life. She played for almost every local church for all occasions including Sunday services, weddings and funerals. She was a longtime faithful member of Assumption BVM Catholic Church in West Grove. She was a diehard Phillies Fan, loved her cat Smokey McGee, her flowers and going out of her way to help others. Her kindness, her love for all people and her gift of music leave an indelible mark on all who knew and loved her and she will not soon be forgotten.

She is survived by her longtime, faithful partner, Cheryl Sedlak of West Grove; one son, Jamie Shore (Suzanne) of Humble TX; one sister, Maureen Neff of West Chester, two brothers, Dorsey and Richard Blake both of Kennett Square; five nieces and nephews, Michael, David, Meghan, Andrea and Dana and four great nieces and nephews, Alysia, Makenna, Mason, and Scarlett. She was predeceased by her daughter Kelly in 1990.

You are invited to visit with Kathy’s family and friends from 9-10:30AM Saturday August 11, 2018 at Assumption BVM Catholic Church, 300 State Rd. West Grove, PA 19390. Her memorial mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11AM. Interment will be held privately. Contributions in her memory may be made to Liman House for Women, PO Box 1306, Wilmington, DE 19899.

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