Barbara Louise Kay

Barbara Louise Kay

Barbara Louise Kay, 87, of Bethlehem, passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, surrounded by her loving family.

She was the loving wife of Joseph Vincent Kay, with whom she shared over 66 years of loving marriage.

Born in Kittanning, she was the daughter of Orval and Nellie (Simpson) Bowser.

Barbara was a graduate of Kittanning High School, class of 1950. She was employed by National Bank of the Commonwealth in Indiana as a loan officer. She loved traveling with her husband Joe, especially their trips out west.

In addition to her loving husband Joseph, survivors include children: Nell Sokalski and her husband, Edwin, of Allentown; Julia White and her husband, Jay, of Massillon, Ohio; Jeff Kay and his wife, Becky, of St. John, Mich.; Jim Kay and his wife, Jane, of Burlington, Vt.; and Sarah Lemak and her husband, Rick, of Allentown; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and loving cats Emma and Hal.

Barbara was preceded in death by her brothers, Thomas Bowser and Jack Bowser.

A Service of Remembrance will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Moravian Village, 526 Wood St., Bethlehem 18081.

Barbara’s arrangements have been entrusted to the Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, Bethlehem. A memory tribute may be placed at