Kathleen M. “Kas” Hoke, 71, of Myerstown, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 25, 2021, at Cedar Haven surrounded by her loving family.

Kathleen was born in Lebanon on June 4, 1950, to the late Alison and Catherine (Leonard) Bender.

She was a Lebanon Catholic High School graduate and went to St. Joseph’s School of Nursing. She was an RN at Wernersville State Hospital.

She was a former member of St. Gertrude’s Catholic Church. Kathleen enjoyed fishing, reading, playing BINGO, taking her family on vacations, spending time with her beloved dogs, and having her friends and family over to her pool. She also loved anything that had sparkles and her jewelry.

Surviving are her children, Michelle A. Heffner, and her husband, Dale, of Lebanon, Kenneth R. Hoke, of Myerstown, Robert P. Hoke, Jr., of Myerstown; granddaughter, Katelyn Rose Heffner; brothers, Brian Bender, of Lebanon, Bruce Bender, of CT; and sister, Rebecca Barnes, and husband, Charles, of Plymouth, NC.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Susan Fields and Karen Wolfe.

Services are private.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Children’s Miracle Network, Mail Code FS21, P.O. Box 852, Hershey, PA 17033-0852.