Official Obituary of

Kathy E. Bedger

June 30, 1955 ~ March 22, 2024 (age 68) 68 Years Old

Kathy Bedger Obituary

Kathy E. Bedger, 68, of Indiana passed away unexpectedly on Friday March 22, 2024 while vacationing in Florida.

She was born June 30, 1955 to Samuel and Joyce (Osborne) Nowlin in Tyrone.

Kathy grew up in a farming family and graduated from Tyrone High School in 1973. She then attended Philipsburg School of Nursing and graduated in 1980. She worked for over thirty-five years at Clearfield Hospital. During her career, she furthered her education with a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, a Master’s degree in Nursing and a Master’s degree in Hospital Administration. At the time of her retirement, she was Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer of the Clearfield Hospital. Kathy enjoyed reading, baking, canning, hunting and fishing. She most loved caring for others. She was active in the Big Brothers, Big Sisters Organization and the auxiliaries of Clearfield Hospital and IRMC.   

She is survived by her husband of 15 years, Dr. Richard C. Bedger, Indiana, a daughter, Crystal Simmons, and granddaughter Johanna, Tyrone, two sisters, Molly Grove (Robert), Alexandria, Amy Nowlin (Mark Moore), Tyrone.  

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Andrew Samuel Nowlin.

An Informal Celebration of Life will be held:

Saturday April 6, 2024 at B&D Acres, 3121 Huntingdon Furnace Road, Tyrone, PA from 12-2:00 PM.

Thursday, April 11, 2024 from 4-6:00 PM in Clearfield at Rivers Landing, 139 West Market Street, Clearfield, PA.

Indiana Country Club,495 Country Club Road, Indiana, PA on Friday April 12, 2024 from 5-7:00 PM.

The John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home of Indiana has been entrusted with the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Tyrone-Snyder Public Library, 1000 Pennsylvania Ave., Tyrone, PA 16686 or an organization of donors choice.

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April 6, 2024

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
B&D Acres
3121 Huntingdon Furnace Road
Tyrone, PA 16686

April 11, 2024

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Rivers Landing
139 West Market Street
Clearfield, PA 16830

April 12, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Indiana Country Club
495 Country Club
Indiana, PA 15701


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