Obituary for Anne Mary Lare (1945-2022)
Anne Mary Lare, age 77, of Schwenksville, PA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at Phoenixville Hospital. Born in Norristown, Anne was the beloved daughter of the late John W. Rodenbaugh and the late Anna (nee Hill) Rodenbaugh, the loving mother of Brian (Charles Angel) Kilpatrick and Katie (Jesse) Romero, the beloved brother of Jack Rodenbaugh, the proud grandmother of Drew Colucci, Tyler Kilpatrick and Logan Turner and the adoring great-grandmother of Kiersten Boone, Scarlett Kilpatrick, Tori Kilpatrick, Violet Turner and Ava Kenton. Anne is also survived by her many cherished cousins, especially her special cousins, Marion Milewski and Kathy Meoli.
Anne was a graduate of Norristown High School, Class of 1962 and went on to become a Licensed Practical Nurse, working for over 15 years at a nursing home in North Carolina until she moved back to Pennsylvania in 2010. In addition to being a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Anne was a member of Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Notre Dame Division 2, a band and choir mom in North Carolina and enjoyed playing shuffleboard as well as a surrogate mom to many students at Milton Hershey School.
Relatives and Friends are invited to St. Patrick Catholic Church, 703 Green Street, Norristown, PA 19401, on Monday, July 18, where Anne’s viewing will be held starting at 9 a.m., followed by her Funeral Mass beginning at 10 a.m. The family would appreciate Memorial Donations to Gay Men’s Chorus of Charlotte, 1510 E. 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28204, www.gmccharlotte.org, 704-549-9202 or Charlotte Pride Band, P.O. Box 36032, Charlotte, NC 28236, www.charlotteprideband.org, 980-833-1420. Arrangements are by The Bernard S. Gutkowski Funeral Home, Swedesburg, Upper Merion Twp., PA, Keith J. Murphy, F.D., 610-275-6385, www.gutkowskifuneralhome.com