Caroline Louise (Shuster) Kunselman

August 4, 1928 ~ November 10, 2019 (age 91)


Caroline Louise (Shuster) Kunselman, 91, of Templeton. Died November 10, 2019 at Sugar Creek Rest, which was two years to the day of the passing of her husband Richard. She was born August 4, 1928 in Redbank to the late William and Louise (Matt) Shuster. Caroline was a resident of Templeton for 74 years. She was a member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Redbank. She was also a member of the Eastern Star #277 for 50 plus years. Caroline liked bingo and bowling. She was an animal lover, she particularly enjoyed her visits with Scooter the therapy cat and his mom Betsy, who became her best friends. She was the last surviving member of her family.

She is survived by her daughter Vicki Kunselman of Glenshaw; daughter Jackie (Larry) Rupp of Dayton; son Richard J. (Pam) Kunselman Jr. of Kittanning; daughter Janet Yates of Glenshaw; granddaughter Dr. Michelle (Peter) Rupp of Lansdale; grandson Richard Kunselman III of Kittanning; grandson Jason (Heather) Rupp of Northville, Michigan; great grandchildren Emily Habeeb of Lansdale, Brooks Rupp and Isla Fick both of Northville, Michigan.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years Richard J. Kunselman Sr.; parents William and Louise Shuster; granddaughter Anna Catherine Kunselman; brothers Fred, Cortland, William, Joseph, Charles, and Walter; sisters Margaret Williams, Isabelle Clouse, Jane Elder, and infant twins.

Friends will be received from 6:00 to 9:00 pm Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home in Kittanning. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Friday in the funeral home with Pastor Marsha officiating. Interment will be in Lawn Haven Burial Estates in Worthington.

The family would like to thank the staff and volunteers from Heritage Hospice and the staff of Sugar Creek Rest for their care and support.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Caroline’s honor to the Orphans of the Storm Animal Shelter.

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November 14, 2019

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Kittanning-McKean St.
200 South McKean St.
Kittanning, PA 16201

Funeral Service
November 15, 2019

11:00 AM
Kittanning-McKean St.
200 South McKean St.
Kittanning, PA 16201


Orphans of the Storm
PO Box 838, Kittanning PA 16201
Tel: 1-724-548-4520

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