Catherine Marie Amber

September 4, 2016

Amber, Catherine Obituary

Catherine Marie “Kate” Ambler, 104, passed away on September 4th at Barn Hill Nursing and Care Center in Newton, NJ.  Formerly of Twin Lakes, Shohola, PA, Kate was born in Philadelphia on June 26, 1912, and was the daughter of the late Frank and Marie Scher.  She married Joseph Ambler in 1933, who predeceased her in 1997.  She was also predeceased by sisters Edna Harvey, Anne Thomas, Bernadette Havel, and Florence Brennan.  While living in Philadelphia during WWII, Kate served her country as an airplane welder.  She was our own “Rosie the Riveter”.

Kate is survived by 6 children:  son Allan Ambler and wife Jackie, daughters Joanne Ficken and husband Fred, Kathleen Kyle and husband Bob, Judy Hogan and husband Tom, Maryann Myers and husband Pat, and Eileen Burlingame and husband Al.  Kate is also survived by 21 grandchildren: Teresa Ficken Sachs, Bobby Kyle, Steven Ficken, Christine Ficken Dunlay, David Kyle, Jeanette Kyle, Lynette Kyle, Ben Hogan, Jim Ficken, Lori Myers Gambil, Cindy Hogan Brake, Mike Myers, Brian Myers, Jeff Hogan, John Hogan, Chris Myers, Katie Hissam, Robyn Ficken, Keriann Hissam, Kevin Hissam, and Cody Burlingame.  Kate was known to her 39 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren as “Tiny Mom Mom”. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.  

Visiting hours will be on Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 10 to 11 AM at St. Patrick’s Church, Milford, PA followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 11 AM. Final interment will be held at the Milford Cemetery, Milford, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Patrick’s Church Building Fund or to the charity of your choice.

Arrangements by Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 West Harford St., Milford, PA.




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September 10, 2016
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St. Patrick’s Church

111 East High Street
Milford, PA 18337
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St. Patrick’s Church

111 East High Street
Milford, PA 18337
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Milford Cemetery

Milford, PA 18337


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