Genevieve A. “Kitty” McKown, 82, of Warren, PA., passed from

this life following a brief illness, Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at her

home surrounded by her family. She was born in Warren, PA., to

Bert and Margaret Dase Larson. Kitty was a Warren resident all

of her life, graduated from Warren High School in 1951, married

the love of her life, Brent McKown on April 22, 1955 at Epworth

Methodist Church, Warren. She was a career woman who spent

30 years in the advertising department at what is now the Times

Observer. After her husband, she loved her family best. She

enjoyed life through traveling, attending “festivals” of all kinds,

that sported good food, drink and music; reading her favorite

authors and watching movies. In her younger days, she enjoyed

dancing locally wherever music was played. She loved and

greatly missed her beloved dog, Snoopy. All who knew her

describe her as a “True Lady” who was beautiful inside and out.

Kitty is survived by her two sons and their wives, Daryl and

Karen McKown, Derek McKown and Pamela Tidrick, all of

Warren, PA., her loving grandchildren, her grandson, Justin

McKown and his family Bre Sarver-Neizmik and daughter,

Hailey, her granddaughter, Mandy Meneo and husband, Eric,

Her grandson, Phil Gilbert and his son, Holden, 1 Sister – Nancy

Wilson of Warren, PA., Sister-in-law, Mona Wiles Adams,

Brother-in-law, Jack McKown, both of Tidioute, PA., Sister-in-

law, Margie Larson of Youngsville, PA., several nieces and

nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded from this

life by her husband, Brent McKown who passed February 9, 2001,

her older brother, Nels Larson.

There will be no public visitation hours observed or funeral, there

will be a private celebration of Kitty’s life at the convenience of

the family. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through

Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Street, Warren, PA., 16365,

who helped her immensely in her final weeks or Paws Along the

River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA., 16365. E-mail condolences

may be sent by visiting

The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with

funeral arrangements.