Kathy Varano, age 70, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019. She is predeceased by her parents: Joseph R. and Angeline C. Varano. She is survived by her sisters: Toni Nicastro and Marci (Kevin) Ceraso, Son, Joe (Shirley) Held as well as many loving extended family and friends.
Kathy is a retired Spanish teacher from Kiski Area School District in Western Pennsylvania. She taught for 26 years and also was an adjunct faculty Spanish teach at Penn State, New Kensington for 10 years. She was an Advanced Placement Spanish teacher and scored AP Spanish exams at regional sites where she was introduced to online test scoring.
Kathy loved to travel and visited many countries in Europe and South America. She was Chapter President of Alpha Upsilon and has been working online for the past 5 years. She was also a member of the Pennsylvania State Educators Association and an avid bridge player. She was a member of Saint Joseph Catholic Church were she loved to sing in the church choir.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1125 Leishman Ave. New Kensington, PA 15068.
A memorial mass will be held Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 1 pm at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1125 Leishman Ave. New Kensington, PA 15068. Please click on our share memories tab to leave a message to the family.