Kathleen Anne Sommers
Kathleen A. "Tish" Sommers, 75, of Lancaster, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2020.
She was the wife of Bruce R. Sommers, with whom she shared 53 years of marriage this past Sept. 10. Born in Pottsville, she was the daughter of the late Howard W. and Mary E. (Reese) Stott.
Tish was a 1965 graduate of the Sacred Heart School of Nursing in Allentown, and proudly worked as a nurse in a variety of positions and hospitals. Most recently, she was the Director of Wellness at Country Meadows of Wyomissing. She was included in the Who's Who of American Nursing in 1990 and 1991.
She was an ardent supporter of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart, Reading, and became a Lay Minister in their community. She was a devout Catholic and served as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion at her parish, St. John Neumann Catholic Church, Lancaster.
In addition to her husband, Bruce, Tish is survived by her sons, Robert married to Meg Sommers of Severna Park, Md. and Scott Sommers of Lakewood, Ohio; her three grandchildren, Jillian, Stephanie, and Charles; her brother, Howard W. Stott of Edmonds, Wash.; and her sister, Marilyn K. Geib of Watsontown, Pa.
A private family gathering and interment will be held at the convenience of her family. The Mass of Christian Burial celebrating Tish's life and her faith will be held at a future time for which an announcement will be published.
In her memory, her family asks that contributions be made to Missionary Sisters of The Sacred Heart, Sacred Heart Villa, 51 Seminary Ave., Reading, PA 17605.
To send a condolence, please visit SnyderFuneralHome.com
Published on March 21, 2020


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Heidi Limbert
Mar 22, 2020
Mr. Sommers,
On behalf of the Lititz Community band and myself , personally , I would like to send condolences on the passing of your wife. For the time she came to Community Band we enjoyed her enthusiasm and encouragement! God Bless you at this time with His comfort!

Heidi W. Limbert
Lititz Community Band
Charlie & Edwina Hornberger
Mar 22, 2020
So sorry for your loss.