Kathleen "Kass" D. (Fanning) Booth

November 11, 1939 ~ June 14, 2020 (age 80)


Kathleen D. Booth "Kass" (nee Fanning) passed away peacefully at home on June 14, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She is the beloved wife of the late Jacob J. "Jake" Booth. Devoted mother of Colleen Dooley, Jacob "Tim" Booth (Colleen), Danielle "Nelly" Borman, Victoria "Vicky" Borman, and the late Sharon Booth and Nicole Borman. Loving Grandmother of Stacy Master (Fred), Jackie Gerner (John), John Dooley (Amy), Morgan Booth, Katy Booth, Alex Booth, Jake Booth, and Rachel Booth. Doting great grandmother to Johnny D., Johnny G., Freddie, Gabrielle, Julian, Myer, Mia, Delilah, Amelia, Arlynn, and Sophia. Dear sister of Michael Fanning (Jude), and the late Eileen Wallis and Francis Fanning. Sadly missed by her nieces and nephews ,and her furbaby Bruno.

Kass will be remembered for her nurturing spirit that she so willingly shared with others, especially children. Kass' community welcomed her persistent service. Miss Kass dedicated 33 years to St. Laurentius School as a volunteer lunch mother. Her warm and gentle approach was felt by students and faculty alike. Her faith ran deep, as she was an avid Catholic. She was a selfless person who had  a genuine affection to care for others. Her comfort was felt by family, friends, students, and neighbors-her kindness was dispersed equally to everyone she met. To know her was to love her. Kass, well versed as Miss Kass, will be greatly missed but warmly welcomed by her late loved ones.

Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing and funeral Saturday June 20, 2020 from 8am-10:30am in the McElvarr Funeral Home 1415-17 East Susquehanna Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19125 (Fishtown). Funeral Mass 11am Holy Name of Jesus Church (East Berks and Gaul Sts.) Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery


*Due to CDC regulations, please wear a mask in both the funeral home and the church and maintain social distancing. Also please expect wait times during the viewing in case the funeral home reaches the maximum allowed for gatherings. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding. 

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June 20, 2020

8:00 AM to 10:30 AM
McElvarr Funeral Homes, Inc.
1415-17 E. Susquehanna Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19125

Funeral Mass
June 20, 2020

11:00 AM
Holy Name Of Jesus Church
701 East Gaul Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125

June 20, 2020

12:30 PM
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
3301 W. Cheltenham Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19150

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