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Kathleen Mary Smith Kabatra
Kathleen Mary Smith Kabatra

November 5, 1963 - November 8, 2019
Born in Newark, New Jersey
Resided in Hampton Township, New Jersey


Kathleen Mary Smith Kabatra, 56, of Hampton Township, died Friday, November 8, 2019, at Newton Medical Center.

Born in Newark, Kathleen grew up in Union, then lived in Andover Township and Lafayette before moving to Hampton Township. She was a service writer for the Department of the Treasury Transportation Services out of Newark for fifteen years. Kathleen was a devoted Mother and Nana.

The daughter of the late James Smith, Kathleen is survived by her husband, Richard A. Kabatra; her children, Jennifer Thomas, Melissa Thomas and Shaun Thomas; her grandson, James Sicovitch; and her mother, Kathleen Patricia Smith. She is also survived by her brother, Joseph Smith; her sister, Colleen Smith; and her mother-in-law, Lois Kabatra.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at Good Shepherd R.C. Church, Route 517, Andover Borough. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton. Interment will be held in Northern New Jersey Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Sparta Township at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to O.S.C.A.R (One Step Closer Animal Rescue), PO Box 248, 155 Stanhope Sparta Road, Andover, NJ 07821. Online condolences
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Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mass of Christian Burial
Good Shepherd R.C. Church
Route 517
Andover, NJ 07821
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
10:00 AM

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