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Kathleen M. Bauer | 85

August 26, 1936 - January 24, 2022

Kathleen M. Bauer, 85, of 135 Dove Road, St. Marys, passed away Monday, January 24, 2022, at Penn Highlands DuBois after a brief illness.

She was born August 26, 1936 in St. Marys, daughter of the late William F. and Aurelia O’Donnell Renwick.  Kathleen was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1954.  She lived in the Binghamton, NY area for six years before returning to St. Marys making it her permanent home. 

On August 1, 1959, in the Sacred Heart Church, Kathleen married William M. Bauer, who preceded her in death on February 18, 2019.  Together they enjoyed over 59 years of marriage.

She is survived by three daughters: Julie Uberti (Gerry) of St. Marys; Jennifer Meyer (Joel) of St. Marys; and Jane Bauer (David) of Holiday, FL; two sons: John M. Bauer (Kathy) of St. Marys and James K. Bauer at home; eight grandchildren: Jacob Meyer (Stacy), Jodi Quiggle (Justin), Jonah Meyer, Ben Uberti, Will Uberti, Bailey Bauer, Brooke Bauer, and Thomas Martorana; five great-grandchildren: Andrew, Parker, Brady, Saylor, and Jetson; and by nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, Kathleen was preceded in death by her two brothers: Jack and Joseph Renwick.  She was the last member of her immediate family.

Kathleen was a member of the Sacred Heart Church.  She was an avid Penn State fan and loved spending time with her family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Sacred Heart Church on Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 11:00 AM, with the Rev. Ross Miceli officiating.  Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, from 5:00 until 7:00 PM.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Elk County Catholic School System, 600 Maurus Street, St. Marys, PA  15857.



January 26, 2022
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home

Funeral Service

January 27, 2022
11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church

Final Resting Place

January 27, 2022
12:00 PM
St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery

Tribute Wall


  1. Both Bill & Kathleen will be missed. They were a great couple & I had many great times with them.

  2. Sending our sincere sympathy to all of Kathleen’s family. She was a sweet lady and will be missed.
    Fred and Marie Fritz

  3. We’re so very sorry for your loss. Such a sweet lady. She will be missed.
    Fred and Marie Fritz

  4. Oh the times Kathleen, Jane, and Joanne had together over the years! May we all strive to be just like those “golden girls”!!! Sooo many fabulous memories of garden parties, tailgate parties and tons of laughter! Heaven received a beautiful angel this week.

  5. Kathleen and Bill and Mark and I, had some great times together. When our kids were small we played a lot of cinch.

  6. John and entire Bauer family,

    I am so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. I will always have warm memories of her. She was a wonderful woman!

    Jim Shippling

  7. Jimmy and family. please accept my deepest sympathy in the loss of your mother. She was such a nice lady always slowing down as she passed by the house to wave and say hello and see the kids. Keeping your mom and dad and family in my thoughts and prayers. Sincere Sympathy.

  8. Julie, John, Jennifer, Jim, and Jane,

    Please accept my deepest sympathies for the loss of your mother. I will always remember her upbeat personality and positivity while growing up on Church Street. My thoughts are with your entire family during this difficult time.

  9. Sorry I can’t be with you at this sad time. I have many great memories over many years with Kathleen dating back to high school. Also many great dinner memories on my trips home. Love you Kathleen, rest in peace. You will never be forgotten.

  10. My sincerest condolences on the passing of Kathleen. I want you to know that you are not alone in remembering such a wonderful lady. May you find comfort in knowing that her kindness and spirit will live on in the family and friends that she’s left behind. Loretta and I spent many fun and happy times with her and Bill. My thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

  11. Dear Renwick/Bauer Families,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all as we think of the many fond memories of Kathleen. Both growing up in the same neighborhood and then living next to Bill and Aurelia.

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