Kathryn “Jean” (Kaltenborn) McDowell, 86, of Medina, formerly of Plum Boro, Pennsylvania, passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2013.
The beloved wife of the late Frank Wilson McDowell; beloved mother of Ruth McDowell (Robert) Higginbotham and David (Maryanne) McDowell; grandmother of Renee (Matt) Albrecht, Mark (Rosie) McDowell, Rebecca (Jason) Gillam, Robert (Katie) Higginbotham; great grandmother of Rachel Gillam, Hunter Moser, Connor Higginbotham, Kathryn Albrecht, Jared Gillam, Elyse McDowell and RJ Higginbotham; and life long friend of Margie Page.
She was a teacher / guidance counselor for Plum Boro School District. Her hobbies included crocheting, traveling, watching Animal Planet and sports on TV and eating “sweets”.
She will be missed by the staff of Emeritus (assisted living center) in Medina, where she resideded for the past three and a half years.
Service was held Sunday, February 10, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Soxman Funeral Homes, Ltd., 412-793-3000, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, served the family.
Donations may be made to: Animal Rescue League of Western PA, 6620 Hamilton Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15206; or Medina County SPCA, 245 S. Medina St., Medina, OH 44256.