Obituary for Catherine Cowardin
Catherine Siegfried Cowardin of Reedville, Va. passed away August 5, 2017.
She and her twin sister were born November 8, 1926 in Philadelphia, Pa. to Harry and Mary Siegfried.
She was predeceased by her parents; two sisters, Marion Siegfried Boyle and Margaret Siegfried Gotwols; four brothers, David, Paul, Richard and Edward and one grandson, John Paul Cowardin. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, William H. Cowardin, Sr.; one son, William H. Cowardin, Jr. (Colleen) and one daughter, Mary Louise Tunget; two granddaughters, Sage Louise Tunget and Alese Nancy Cowardin ; two grandsons, William H. Cowardin, III and Christopher Michael Cowardin and her twin sister, Helen S. Bolger.
She was educated in Philadelphia by the Catholic School System and graduated from Little Flower Catholic High School and Immaculata University.
Prior to her marriage, she was employed as an Executive Secretary at Smith-Kline and French Pharmaceutical House.
A Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Kilmarnock, Va. on August 14, 2017 at 11:00 a. m. and interment in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends one hour prior at the church.
Memorials may be sent to Little Flower H. S., 1000 W. Lycoming St., Philadelphia, PA 19140 or The Poor Clare Monastery, 2503 Stone Hedge Dr., Alexandria, VA 22306.
Currie Funeral Home, Kilmarnock, Va. handled the arrangements.