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Born: November 27, 1928

Place of Birth: Lebanon, PA

Death: July 31, 2011

Place of Death: Myerstown, PA

Hobbies: Enjoyed making funnel cakes, dancing

Organizations: Women's Club and Mary Gate of Heaven Church Choir

Memorial donations may be made to:
Mary Gate of Heaven Church Building Fund 188 W. McKinnley Ave. Myerstown Pa 17067

This memorial provided by:
Thompson Funeral Home, Inc.
Lebanon, PA

Pauline A. Kirst

    November 27, 1928  -  July 31, 2011
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Pauline A. Kirst

Pauline A. Kirst, 82, of Myerstown died Sunday, July 31, 2011 at her residence. She was the wife of the late Richard T. Kirst, Sr.

Born in Lebanon on November 27, 1928, she was a daughter of the late George L. and Pauline Ann (Wolfe) Levengood.

She was a member of the Woman's Club and enjoyed dancing. She donated time making funnel cakes for over 40 years. She was a member of Mary Gate of Heaven in Myerstown and sang in the church choir.

Surviving are 7 children: Vicki, wife of Butch Arnold of Lebanon; Bob Kirst of Columbus, OH; Michael, husband of Carol Kirst of Lebanon; Greg, husband of Penny Kirst of Jonestown; Alicia, wife of Kevin Stick of Palmyra; Lori, wife of Ron Baker of Bernville; and Michelle Peiffer of Myerstown. 24 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. 1 brother: George E. Levengood. 3 sisters: E. Joan Asper, Carole L. Ellenberger and Janet A. O'Donnell. Many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by 2 sons: Richard T. Kirst Jr. and Joe Kirst.

Funeral Mass Thursday at 11 am from Mary Gate of Heaven, 188 W. McKinley Ave., Myerstown 17067. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Lebanon. Viewing Thursday morning 9-11, with Recitation of the Rosary 10:30 a.m., at the church's Madonna Hall. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Mary Gate of Heaven Building Fund. Thompson Funeral Home Inc. is entrusted with the arrangements. Share your thoughts and memories with the family at our on line guest book at