Catherine German (née Emplit) of Lester, PA, cherished wife, mother, grandmother, and GGmom, (great grandmom), passed away on January 25, 2022, at her daughters home in Garnet Valley with her daughter and son by her side, while in the care of Compassus Hospice.
Catherine was a member of Tinicum Firehouse Ladies Auxiliary, past President Ladies Auxiliary of Fox-Smith VFW Post 4845, and Past President Ladies Auxiliary Norwood American Legion Post 507.
Catherine loved going fishing with her husband in their boat in Northeast Maryland and Fortescue New Jersey. She always caught the biggest fish!!
Her other love was being a Mom, Grandmom , and GG mom, and get togethers for dinner surrounded by all her family.
Predeceased by son Gary, husband Addie. Survived by daughter Cathy (Walter) Koban of Garnet Valley, son Robert (Bridgett) German of Alpharetta Georgia, daughter-in-law Fran German of Philadelphia, grandchildren Nicole Young, Chip (Anita) Koban, Kyle and Karly German, great grandchildren Teigan, Abigail, Declan, Maribel, Aaron, and Jamison. Also survived by 3 sisters and one brother.
Funeral services are going to be held at Griffith Funeral Chapel in Norwood and her burial will be in Lawn Croft. Due to COVID concerns her viewing and burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation, PO Box 781352, Philadelphia, PA 19178 and reference the Heart Foundation, or donate to a charity of your choice, would be appreciated.