Madeline D. Litchard
Madeline D. Litchard, 90. a long time resident of Northumberland, PA and formerly of Hawk Run, PA died on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Nottingham Village in Northumberland, PA.
Born on January 4, 1924 in Hawk Run, PA, she was the daughter of the late Paul & Anna (Sefchick) Kalina.
She was a member of St. Monica’s Catholic Church in Sunbury, PA. She was a loving and caring mother who especially enjoyed spending time with her grand and great-grandchildren. She was the co-owner, along with her husband, George, of Litchard’s Bakery in Northumberland for many years and was a homemaker.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: six sisters, Anna Kosut, Mary Blazosky, Susan Tutokey, Elizabeth Straka, Julia and Helen Soltis; and three brothers, Steve, Paul and Joseph Kalina. She was the last of her generation.
Mrs. Litchard is survived by: a daughter, Sandra Yordy & her husband Randy of Windgap, PA; two sons, Kevin Litchard & his wife, Denise of Sunbury, PA and Craig Litchard & his wife Gail of Northumberland, PA. She is also survived by: six grandchildren, Gregory Yordy & his wife Brooke of Pitman, NJ, Gretchen Bisher of Windgap, PA, Andrew Litchard of Sunbury, PA, Brent Litchard & his wife Jannelle of Sunbury, PA, and Samantha and Megan Litchard, both of Northumberland, PA; seven great-grandchildren, Bryce, Brayden, Aubrie, Brody, Lindsey, Jordan and Alec; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The Funeral Service will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 24, 2014 at St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church in Hawk Run, PA; with Father William Rupp officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery in Hawk Run, PA.
Visitation will be on Friday, October 24, 2014 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the church.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, Philipsburg, PA.
Memorial contributions may be made to:
3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 205
Harrisburg, PA 17110
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
PO Box 1000, Dept 142
Memphis, TN 38101-9908
Friends may sign the guestbook at beezerheathfh.com.