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Catherine V. Boran, R.N.

August 22, 1957 — November 13, 2019

 Catherine V. Boran, R.N., 62 of Pottsville passed away peacefully at home Wednesday, Nov 13th with her husband and family at her side after a 6 year battle with breast cancer.

 She was born August 22, 1957 in Philadelphia, a daughter of Mary Clinton Kling, Flourtown and the late Theodore Kling, Esq.

 She grew up in Flourtown and spent summers on Cape Cod in Osterville, Mass.

 She was a graduate of Mount St. Joseph's Academy and Gwynedd Mercy College with a degree in Nursing.

 After graduation she worked as a psychiatric nurse at Eugenia Hospital, a private mental hospital in Montgomery County.

 She was married on October 18, 1980 at St. Genevieve Church, Flourtown to Dr. Robert P. Boran, Jr.

 After moving to Schuylkill County she worked as an Orthopedic Nurse in her husband practice stopping only to start a family.

 She was a member of the Union League of Philadelphia , the spousal Auxiliary to the Board of Directors of the Eastern Orthopedic Association, a spousal member of the Pennsylvania Society, the Schuylkill Country Club and the Schuylkill Medical Society Auxiliary where she worked closely with Mrs. Marian Cooper on the Friendship Committee to the Psychiatric Unit of the Pottsville Hospital.

 Surviving in addition to her mother, are her husband, Dr. Robert P. Boran, Jr.; daughters, Katie Dugal and her husband Neil, Ellen and Molly Boran; a brothers, Ted, Neil and Bernard; a sister, Jacqueline; nieces and nephews.

 Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 11AM from St. Stephen Roman Catholic Church, Port Carbon, with Msgr. William F. Glosser as celebrant. Family and friends at invited to a viewing at the church from 6-8PM Monday and from 10AM until the time mass Tuesday. Memorial donation can be made to St. Stephen Memorial Fund, C/O 250 E. Hancock St. St. Clair PA, 17970 or Jefferson Office of Institutional Advancement, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, 125 S. 9th St. Philadelphia PA, 19107. Interment will follow in St. Stephen Cemetery, Port Carbon. 

 Arrangements are under the care of James B. Humphrey, F.D., James E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Pottsville.

 Please share your memories and condolences with Catherine's family by signing the guest book at www.jehumphreyfuneralhome.com

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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218 Valley Street, Port Carbon, PA 17965

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Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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St. Stephen Roman Catholic Church

218 Valley Street, Port Carbon, PA 17965

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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