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Kathryn T. Racemus Norakus

December 7, 1919 - May 17, 2015

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Kathryn T. Racemus, 95 of Plains Township, passed away Sunday evening, May 17, 2015, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born in the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine (Kinchus) Noreikus.

Kathryn attended Wilkes-Barre Area Schools and was employed in the area cigar factories.
She was a lifelong member of St. Francis Church, Miners Mills, until its merger with St. Benedict’s Parish, Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre.

She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Racemus in 1986, brothers and sisters: Mary Bryan, Anna Kantor, Irene Dougalas, Julius, Peter, John and Anthony Norakus, Lucille Fitzpatrick, Adele Wicker, and Loretta Lawlor.

Surviving are her sons Joseph Racemus, Plains, and David Racemus and his wife Diane, Sweet Valley, grandsons David Racemus, Jr., and Kevin Racemus, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be held Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 9:30 am from the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street Plains, PA 18705, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Benedict’s Parish/St. Dominic’s Church, 155 Austin Avenue Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705, with Father Joseph A. Kearney, pastor, officiating. Interment will be held in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Bear Creek. Family and friends may call Thursday morning from 8:30 am till 9:30 am at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children´s Research Hospital, 332 North Lauderdale, Memphis, TN 38105.