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Died Nov. 23, 2008

Constance Lorraine (nee Brennan) Kerlin, 89, died peacefully in her Goldsboro home on Sunday.

A visitation will be held at Seymour Funeral Home on Friday at 1 p.m. Thereafter, a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father Tom Norris at St. Mary Roman Catholic Church at 2 p.m. A graveside ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday prior to interment at BG William C. Doyle Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Arneytown, N.J.

A native of Marlton N.J., she was the 1937 salutatorian of Haddonfield, N.J. Memorial High School. She had worked as a legal secretary and a veterinary hospital manager. She was married for 56 years to the late Lt. Col. Raymond E. Kerlin Jr., retired U.S.A.F., VMD, MPH.

Connie was born in the family residence to Thomas P. Brennan and Mary A. (nee McLaughlin) Brennan.

She was predeceased by all eleven siblings.

She is survived by her three children, CWO Stephen D. Kerlin (retired USN) and wife, Pamela of Switzerland Fla., Patricia J. Harms and husband, Stephen of Southampton N.J., and Kevin J. Kerlin, M.D. and wife, Eileen of Goldsboro; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, kindly send a contribution in memoriam to St. Mary Parish or 3HC Hospice.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


Published in Obituaries on November 26, 2008 1:47 PM