Pauline M. Kern

Pauline M Kern, 89, spring city

Pauline M. (Beitler) Kern wife of the late Erick J. Kern Sr. age 89, passed away Friday August 30, 2019 at home.

She was born May 23, 1930 in Kimberton to the late Paul Beitler and the late Laura (Henry) Beitler.   Pauline lived most of her life in Spring City and Chester Springs. She was a graduate of the former Spring City High School.  Pauline was employed as the cafeteria manager for many years until her retirement from the Downingtown School District.

She was a devoted member of St. Peters United Church of Christ in Chester Springs, where she sang in the choir and was a member of the sewing circle.  Pauline loved sewing and crocheting providing book bags, walker bags, and many other items for children and her family.  She crocheted blankets for every one of her nieces and nephews.

Pauline leaves behind her 2 sons:  Reverend Erick J. Kern, Jr. (Dona) of Spring City, and Paul G. Kern (Carolyn) of Coatesville And two grandsons: Ryan Kern(Pamela)  and Jonathan Kern and a step grandson, Ryan Gibson, and two sisters: Virginia Garber (Charles)  of Collegeville, and Mazie Stanley (Dennis), of Murrells Inlet, SC,  and many nieces and nephews.  She is predeceased by her sisters Laura McClimon and Eleanor Weglos

Her Funeral service will be held at in St. Peters United Church of Christ, 1193 Clover Mill Road, Chester Springs on Saturday September 7, 2019  at 11:00 AM, with Reverend Doug Hanson officiating.

Burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 09:30 AM to 11:00 AM Saturday, September 07 prior to the service at St. Peters United Church of Christ.

Memorial gifts may be made in her memory to the St. Peters United Church of Christ to the above address or the Bayada Hospice, 100 Schaeffer St., Suite 4, Boyertown, PA 19512. On line tributes may be made at, Shalkop Grace & Strunk Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Online condolences and memorial donations can be made  at All arrangements are being handled by Shalkop, Grace & Strunk Funeral Home, Inc Spring City, PA.