Kathy A. Lauffenberger, 80, of Warren, PA., died Friday morning, January 26, 2024, at her residence, after an extended illness. She was born May 22, 1943, in Columbus, Ohio. She was the daughter of Byron and Emma Jean Keller Gross. She has resided in Warren area most of her life. Kathy was employed as secretary of the president of New Process Company and worked with her husband, building fireplaces. She was of the Lutheran faith, she enjoyed motorcycle riding, going to the beach, spending time with family especially her grandchildren.
Kathy is survived by her daughter, Hope Sullivan and husband, Charles, grandson, Dean Sullivan, granddaughter, Madelyn Sullivan, all of Warren, PA., 2 Brothers – Larry Gross and wife, Patty of Meridian, Conn., Bruce Gross of VA., several nieces, and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 33 years, Hugh “Houie” T. Lauffenberger, who died February 14, 2009, whom she married May 10, 1975, in Warren, PA. her grandson, Justin J.T. Sullivan who died April 16, 2012, and her sister, Jeannie Simonsen.
Friends will be received at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA on Sunday, January 28, 2024, from 4 to 6 P.M. A funeral and committal service will be conducted Monday, January 29, 2024, at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Dr. Dale Haight, officiating. Interment will be. In Warren County Memorial Park. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Paws Along the River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA. 16365 or CJD Foundation, 286 N. Cleveland Massillon Road, Akron, OH 44333-2492. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com