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Kathleen D. (Bogwist) Maylath

May 31, 1940 ~ July 4, 2020 (age 80)


Kathleen D. Maylath, 80, of Sugarloaf, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, July 4, 2020 at her home.

Born in Jeansville, May 31, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine (Sprague) Bogwist and spent most of her life in Sugarloaf.

Kathleen was a Homemaker for most of her life. She was a member of St. John Bosco RC Church, Sugarloaf. She enjoyed painting, mowing grass, and spending time with her grandchildren.  As a foster parent, she cared for many less fortunate children over the past 40 years.

She was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by her husband Michael A. Sr., who passed away March 11, 2013; and an infant daughter Margaret, 1967.

Surviving are her children Michael A. Jr., and his wife DeDe, Sugarloaf; Mary Ann Marino, and her husband Dr. Michael, Bloomsburg; Michele Yurchak, and her husband Peter, Rock Glen; Mark, Sugarloaf; Donna Collier, Nuremberg; Kimberly Barker, Hazleton; Chris and his wife Tiffany, Sugarloaf; Kathy Ervin and her husband Butch, Sugarloaf; and James Saroka; 19 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; sisters Margaret Kushmeder, Warminster; Betty Marushin and her husband Joe, Sugarloaf; Gloria Pacelli and her husband Benny, Germansville; JoAnn Klesh and her husband George, Hazleton; a brother Joe Bogwist, Hazleton; and many nieces and nephews.

Her funeral will be held Wednesday, July 8, 2020 with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am in St. John Bosco RC Church, 573 State Route 93, Sugarloaf. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. There will be no public viewing.

Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at

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July 8, 2020

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. John Bosco RC Church
573 State Route 93
Sugarloaf, PA 18249

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