Kathleen Ann Boehm

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Kathleen Ann BoehmKathleen Ann Boehm, 60, died peacefully after a long illness at Karen Ann Quinlan Home for Hospice on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016.

Born to Frank and Dorothy Weissman in Elizabeth, she was raised in Winfield Park and then lived in Hawthorne before moving to Vernon, 32 years ago.

Kathleen earned her B.A. from Kean College and her M.A. from Montclair State College in Speech and Language Pathology. She taught in the Winfield School District for two years, the Hawthorne School District for two years, the Oakland School District for six years, Walnut Ridge Elementary School in Vernon for nine years, and most recently, the Pines Lake Elementary School in Wayne for eight years before retiring in May 2014. She was a parishioner of St. Francis deSales R.C. Church, Vernon.

Kathleen is the beloved wife of Walter Thomas Boehm, of Vernon; devoted mother of Kevin Thomas Boehm, of Hamburg, Allison Margaret Boehm, of Stockholm, and David Matthew Boehm and his wife, Haley, of Houston, Texas; and dear sister of William Weissman and his wife, Colleen, of Wheaton, Ill.

Memorial gifts to the Sarcoma Foundation of America www.curesarcoma.org, 9899 Main St., Suite 204, Damascus, Md. 20872, would be appreciated.