Kathleen D. Handley, 85 of Norwood passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home in Morton on Friday April 23, 2021. She was born October 18, 1935 in Ardmore, PA to the late John L., Sr. and Kathleen Rose Gertrude (Kelly) Pomroy.
Prior to her retirement, Kathleen worked as a child care provider for 30 years at Delco Child Daycare in Secane, Pa. In addition to her work there, she worked for 40 years as a Bus Monitor for Interboro School District.
Kathleen loved music and was an incredible natural artist. She enjoyed word puzzles and video games. Kathleen was happiest when she was surrounded by her family and grandchildren. She was a long time member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Norwood and was a member of the Holmes Presbyterian Circle of Prayer Group. Kathleen was also a member of Calvary Independent Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, Kathleen was preceded in death by, her husband, Allen S. Handley Sr, and her brother, John Pomroy Jr. and his wife Anne Pomroy and her sister Donna Gilroy (Pomroy)
Kathleen is survived by her children, Debbie Oliver of Morton, Allen S and his wife Glenna Handley of Milmont Park, Kathleen Guzman of Wilmington, De, Darlene D. and her husband Stephen Reynolds of Ridley Park and Erica D. and her husband Joe Walligun of Collegeville. 16 Grandchildren, Anthony, Timothy, Peter, Angelica, Monica, Sara, Vincent, Chantal, Pablo, Kaitlyn, Ava, Julliana, Luke, Joy, Jillian and Grace. 13 Great Grandchildren, Anthony Jr, Aria, Peter, Emerson, Keegan,Jackson, Willow, Walker, Lincoln, Greyson, Haven, Elijah and Samuel. Sisters, Barbara Bishop(Cary) of Herman, ME, Shirley Gallagher (John J.) of Havertown, Debbie Swoyer (Jack) of Ridley Park, Bonnie McMinn (Earl) of Royersford, Mary Preston (John) of Lancaster and Brother John Jr (Lori) of California. Special nieces, Sharon Shafer, Diana Crowther, and Cindy Scullion. Also survived by a host more of family and friends.
Family and friends are invited to Kathleen’s viewing from 11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, April 28th at the Cavanagh Family Funeral Home 301 Chester Pike, Norwood, Pa 19074. Her Funeral Service will follow at 12:00 Noon. Interment in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Collingdale. Services will be livestreamed around 12:00 PM, please use the following link to access: Live Stream
Memorial donations may be donated to the charity of your choice, or the Holmes Presbyterian Church Youth Group, 375 Holmes Rd., Holmes, PA 19043