Kathy Collins Shermanski, 49, of Jermyn, passed away Monday, October 26, 2009, at the Mercy Hospital in Scranton. She is survived by her husband, Walter. She is also survived by her daughters, Kristen Minella and husband Jim, of Old Forge; and Katie Topa and companion Billy Van Wert, of Dunmore; a sister, Marirose Bobrowski, and husband Larry, of Sewell, N.J.; brothers James Collins, of Hunlock Creek, and John Collins and wife Susan, of Scranton; a grandson, Colin Topa; an aunt, Helen Collins, of Scranton; and nieces, nephews and cousins.
A funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. today in St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, 1403 Jackson St., West Scranton. Respects may be paid Wednesday at the church from 9 a.m. until service. Interment will be in Cathedral Cemetery. Arrangements are by Kearney Funeral Home Inc., West Scranton.