Judith E. Kitchen

Judith E. (Zettle) Kitchen, 64, of Kephart Plaza, Lock Haven, passed away Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College.

She was born July 4, 1952, in Lock Haven, a daughter of the late Reuben and Pauline (Baker) Zettle.

Judith worked as a secretary for First Church of Christ, Lock Haven, retiring after 23 years. Earlier, she owned and operated Bookworld on Main Street in Lock Haven.

She was a member of First Church of Christ, Lock Haven.

She was a 1970 graduate of Lock Haven High School. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her grandchildren.

Surviving are two daughters, Tracey (companion Tom Lovett) Marcum and Tammy Lingle, both of Lock Haven; a son, William (Tamra Beach) Kitchen of State College; and nine grandchildren, Ryan (Kaitie) Kitchen, Hannah Lingle, Gillian Lingle, Norah Lingle, Sierra Kitchen, Joshua Kitchen, William Kitchen, Jr., Koffi Gordon and Carley Marcum.

She is also survived by a brother, Thomas (JoAnn) Zettle of Flemington; two half-sisters, Phyllis Neff of Howard and Shirley (Robert) Martin of Howard; several nieces and nephews, including a special nephew, Tyler Zettle; and former son-in-law Geoffrey Lingle of Lock Haven.

A brother, William Steiner, preceded her in death.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 26, at First Church of Christ, Water and Vesper streets, Lock Haven, with Elder Will Lucas of Flemington Church of Christ officiating.

Friends and relatives will be received from 10:30-11 a.m.

Interment will be private.

Memorial contributions can be made to Walking Warriors of Clinton County c/o Woodlands Bank, 202 N. Jay St., Lock Haven, Pa. 17745.

Helt Funeral Chapel, Mill Hall, has charge of arrangements.

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