Kathryn Margaret Brant

SALEM – Kathryn Margaret Brant, 68, of Salem, died at 2:35 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at the Salem Community Hospital.

She was born Nov. 5, 1944, in Charleroi, Pa., daughter of Harry and Lois Irene (Roy) Hough.

Before her retirement in 2006, Kathryn had been employed for 19 years as a dispatcher for the Salem Police Department. She was Methodist by faith and a graduate of Belmar High School in Belle Vernon, Pa. Kathryn was a member of both the Fraternal Order of Police and the Salem Police Auxiliary.

A brother, David Hough preceded her in death.

Her husband of 49 years, Jon Brant, whom she married April 15, 1964, survives her along with two daughters, Lori Jo (Kevin) Chaffee of Salem and Tracie Lynn (Norman) Schrader of Salem; a sister, Karen Curcio of Newell, Pa.; and four grandchildren, Tyler and Dylan Schrader and Clayton and Caleb Chaffee.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Bickerton officiating.

Calling hours will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the services.

Kathryn’s obituary may be viewed and condolences sent online at www.starkmemorial.com.


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