Obituary of Kathy M. Ganley-Walker
Kathy Mae Ganley-Walker, age 60, of Washington, New Jersey, passed away on Friday, April 17, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family. Kathy was born on August 1, 1959 in Phillipsburg, NJ. She is the daughter of the late James Ganley and Dolores (Miller) Ganley.
Kathy graduated from North Hunterdon Regional High School in 1977. She married the love of her life, Charles Walker on September 5, 1992. She was a devoted and loving wife, sister, step-mother, step-grandmother, aunt, and great-aunt. Kathy worked as the principal clerk typist at the Hunterdon Developmental Center in Clinton, NJ for many years. She furthered her education by completing the Purchase College Health and Counseling Training Program, she was certified as a Health Counselor and Holistic Health Practioner.
Kathy had a generous heart. She was a passionate member of Team Cure Relay for Life in Phillipsburg, NJ. She was a parishoner of St Anns Roman Catholic Church in Hampton, NJ.
Kathy will be forever missed by her husband Charles Walker of Washington, NJ; brother Timothy Ganley of Belvidere, NJ; sisters Anna Ganley of Belvidere, NJ, Rosemarie Ganley of Belvidere, NJ, and Pearl Karcher and her husband Walter of Bethlehem, PA; step daughter Tammy Bishop and husband Darin of Kingwood Twp, NJ; stepsons Charles Walker Jr. and wife Alba of Hillsborough, Robert Walker and wife Sarah of Nazareth, PA, and Raymond Walker and wife Jennifer of Bath, PA; step-grandchildren Charles Walker III, Brent Lee Walker, Ryan Walker, Hunter Walker, Zachary Bishop, Brandon Bishop, Marissa Younk, Raymond Walker, and Raianne Walker; nieces Brenda Alport, Charissa Karcher, Rachael Cortright; nephews John Still III, James Still, and Keith Karcher; great-niece Lilly Anne Still; great-nephews Matthew Still, Samuel Still, John Still IV, and Jackson Still; aunt Helen Miller; uncle Andrew Marczi; and many cousins and family and friends who she deeply loved and cherished.
Kathy is predeceased by her father James Ganley; mother Dolores (Miller) Ganley; brother James Ganley; sister Mary Ganley; aunts Pearl Marczi and Virginia Kiley; uncles George Ganley, Paul Miller, and Charles Miller.
With permission granted to us, Kathy's family has asked for relatives and friends to kindly drive through the funeral home parking lot and pay their respects to Kathy. We would ask all those who wish to attend please pull in our driveway off of Route 57 between the hours of 10:00am and 11:45am on Wednesday April 22, there will be attendants directing everyone. We all know this time is unusual, but since Kathy was loved by so many in the community her family felt that this was fitting.
Mass of Christian Burial will be livestreamed on Wednesday April 22 at 12:00 pm through the St. Ann's of Hampton NJ Facebook page. Arrangements are under the care of Knoll-DeVoe Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 142 West Washington Avenue, Washington NJ 07882.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Kathy's name may be made through IN MEMORY OF for Team Cure Relay for Life at https://inmemof.org/kathy-m-ganleywalker
To send words of condolence please visit www.knolldevoefh.com