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Kathryn Lauer, age 82, of New Bethlehem, passed away, Monday evening, September 2, 2019 at the Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Born November 8, 1936 in Butler Township, Butler County, she was the daughter of the late Stewart L. and Mary C. Ramsey Simpson.
She married Lloyd C. Lauer, Jr. and he preceded her in death on January 2, 1980.
Kay is survived by a son, Brian Lauer and his wife, Lou Ann, of Punxsutawney; five grandchildren: Shannon LaBorde (Chad) of Punxsutawney; Jason Lauer (Brandy) of Homer City; Kasey Schaffer (Scott) of Big Run; Nathan Lauer (Shawna) of Punxsutawney and Cody Lauer of Sykesville.
She is also survived by four great grandchildren: Brock LaBorde, Jordan Lauer, Brielle and Abigail Schaffer and a brother, John Simpson (Shirley) of Punxsutawney.
In addition to her parents and husband, Kay was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Lauer in 1978.
Family and friends will be received from 6-8 p.m. Friday, September 6, 2019 at the Rupert Funeral Home and Cremation Service chapel, 233 Penn Street, New Bethlehem.
A memorial service will follow at 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Bud Davis, pastor of the First United Methodist Church of New Bethlehem, officiating.
Interment will take place in the Circle Hill Cemetery in Bell Township, Jefferson County.
Online condolences may be sent to Kay’s family at www.rupertfuneralhomes.com