Catherine A. “Kitty” Mitten Gochnauer of Kennett Square

Catherine A. “Kitty” Mitten Gochnauer, 96, of Kennett
Square, died Friday Dec. 4 at the Life Care Hospitals of Chester County.  She was the wife of the late Clyde S.
Gochnauer who died in 1972 and with whom she shared 42 years of marriage.

Born in Westminster Md., she was a daughter of the late
Claude W. and Helen Boylan Mitten.

Catherine was an active member of the Kennett Area Senior
Center, and St. Patrick Catholic Church. 
She enjoyed knitting and baking and was known for her sugar cookies,
pizzelles and her beautiful Afghans.

Survivors include one son Robert Gochnauer and his wife
Elaine of Charleston S.C., two daughters, Catherine Eick and her husband
Francis of Kennett Square, and MaryAnne Fazio and her husband Lorenzo of
Cochranville, two sisters Dorothy Berwager of Hanover, and Helen Mueller and
her husband Joseph of Tallahassee Fla., ten grandchildren and 13 great
grandchildren, Patricia Huffman and her daughter Meredith, Robert Gochnauer Jr.
and his daughter Georgianna, Mark Gochnauer (deceased) and his son Bradley,
Larry Gochnauer and his wife Jan and their children Nicholas and Christian,
Robert Eick and his wife Patricia, Theresa Eick DiSabatino and her husband
Louis and their son Louis, Susan Eick Woodward and her children Matthew,
Nicole, and Zachary, Andrew Fazio and his wife Maureen and their children Jack
and Michael, Timothy Fazio and his wife Stacy and their children Alan and Emma
Grace, and John Fazio and his wife Megan.

In addition to one grandson she was predeceased by a sister
Laura and a brother Claude.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Dec.
11 at St. Patrick Catholic Church 212 Meredith St. Kennett Square.  Family and friends may visit with the
family from 8-9:30 a.m. before the service at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral
Home Inc. (610-444-4116) 250 W. State St. Kennett Square.  Interment will be in St. Patrick
Cemetery.  Contributions in her
memory may be made to St. Patrick Church 205 Lafayette St. Kennett Square. To
send an online condolence, please visit

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