Therese Catherine Kernen of Warminster, passed away peacefully at home
surrounded by her family on May 19, 2023. She was 83 years old. Therese
was the daughter of the late Arthur and Catherine Heileman. She was
preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Robert William Kernen.
Therese was also preceded in death by her five siblings, Catherine Suarez,
Joanne Spicer, Germaine Lowry, Laura Cozzi and Arthur Heileman Jr.
After high school,Therese was a lay teacher for St. John Bosco in Hatboro.
She was forever a teacher at heart and was always willing to help anyone
with school work. The dinner table always converted into a mini classroom
and whomever had a need was welcome. Eventually she worked for
Abington Federal Savings and Loan. She retired from there as a bank
manager. She treasured her retirement, especially the time spent at the
family cabin in the Poconos.
She is survived by her children, Therese DiNenno, Robert Kernen Jr.
(Donna) and Margie Drake (Dan). She was the proud grandmother of
Danielle DiNenno, David DiNenno, Joe DiNenno, Kimberly Kocsis,
Christiene Cusworth, Robert Kernen III, Daniel Drake Jr., Tyler Drake, and
Matthew Drake. Nine great grandchildren also brought great joy to her life.
Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Saturday May 27th, after
10 a.m. in Schneider Funeral Home, 431 N. York Rd. Hatboro. Her Interment
will follow in Whitemarsh Memorial Park Cemetery, Ambler.
In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to a charity of your choice. To
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