Kathleen P Obert

September 23, 1952 ~ May 7, 2022 (age 69)


            Kathleen (Kathy) Paonessa Obert, 69 of Titusville, PA was received into the loving arms of Christ on May 7th, 2022. After a courageous battle with cancer, she passed at home surrounded by family.
Kathy was born on September 23, 1952, in Niagara Falls NY, to the late Salvator L. and Mary G. Viverito Paonessa.
She graduated from Niagara Falls High School, Class of 1970. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Education from Villa Maria college in Erie, PA, and a Masters in Education at Edinboro University. She married her best friend and rock, Eric Obert, on October 25th, 1975.
Kathy was a schoolteacher at St. Titus School for several years and, prior to taking her final teaching position at Union City Elementary as a reading specialist, Kathy had the joy of staying at home to raise her 4 beloved children. Kathy loved spending time with her family and 13 grandchildren. She was also passionate about travel and her home garden.
She is survived by her husband Eric of Titusville; four children, Maria Good and husband Chris of Fairview, Joanna Richard and husband Tyler of Warren, Andrea Obert and fiancé Jeff Campbell of Erie, and Stephen Obert and wife Nikki of Edinboro; 13 grandchildren and one in heaven, Cora, Aubrey, Jesse, and Josephine Good of Fairview, Wesley, Bennet, Marcella, Charlotte, and Lucia Richard of Warren, and Everett, Rowan, Silas, and Eli Obert of Edinboro; her mother-in-law Marjorie Obert of Union City; her siblings, Judith Paonessa of Niagara Falls, NY, Peter Paonessa of Flagler Beach, FL, Sylvia Christian and husband Leslie of Virginia Beach, VA; a brother-in-law Darrell Obert and wife Brenda of Union city; and numerous nieces and nephews.       
Family and friends may call at the Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home Inc. 303 N. Washington St. on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. A mass of Christian burial will be conducted on Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Titus Church with Fr. Walter E. Packard, officiating.
Interment will be at St. Catharines Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to ‶The Student Betterment Fund at Union City Elementary″, 91 North Miles Street, Union City, PA 16438.
The family would appreciate masks being worn at the funeral home and St. Titus Church.
Visitation 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Wednesday, May 11, 2022 Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home 303 North Washington Street Titusville, Pennsylvania, United States 16354 Visitation 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Wednesday, May 11, 2022 Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home 303 North Washington Street Titusville, Pennsylvania, United States 16354 Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 am - 11:00 am Thursday, May 12, 2022 St. Titus Church 510 W. Spring St. Titusville, Pennsylvania, United States 16354

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