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Rev. Katherine Lucille Zents Obituary


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“So sorry I wasn't back in Ohio to honor the passing of "Aunt" Katherine. She was alway a spiritual role model to me, and I loved as a little girl...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Juanita Bequeath - Hesperia, CA

“What a tremendous woman of God and His Word ! She blesed me greatly with love and encouragement ! I look forward to seeing her soon ! ...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Arnold Milliron - Pierceton, IN

“June, I remember you from visits to Poland to visit my aunt and uncle, the Foremans. I spoke with Karen's brother when I heard of her passing. I...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Brenda Stigleman Gancsos - NC

“What a legacy and example she leaves behind! Certainly there is a celebration time going on in heaven. May she be a shinning example for all of us....Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Shirley Paterson Griffin - Salem, OH

“Katherine is happier than ever, her mission field now is with those who were led to Christ, through her ministry. Wonderful sight as she meets those...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Merlin&Donna Conner - Boardman, OH

“I met Rev. & Mrs. Zents in 1963 in Upper Volta. I was an 18 years old Peace Corps Volunteer serving in the Cote d'Ivoire and traveling to Niger to...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: pearle hartley burlingame - OH

“Katherine was a resident with my mom at Shepherd of the Valley. I always enjoyed visits with Katherine. She always had a smile and a kind word. ...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Jamie - Cortland, OH

“I am so happy for Katherine but my heart goes out to each of you, her family. She longed to be with her Savior, and I can remember each visit her...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Ruthie Loar - Canfield, OH


Rev. Katherine Lucille Zents, formerly of Boardman and Warren, passed away at 8:10 a.m. Monday, May 24, 2010 at Barrington Place in Lecanto, Florida. She was 92 years old. Katherine was born August 11, 1917 in North Jackson the daughter of the late Alexander and Mary (Pograniczny) Litwin and was a graduate of North Jackson High School. Katherine attended Bible College and was an ordained minister the Assemblies of God and served the Denomination as a Missionary to Africa for 36 years. Prior to going to Africa, she and her husband pastured churches in Chardon and Geneva, Ohio. Katherine was a charter member of Highway Tabernacle Church in Austintown. Katherine was married on September 3, 1938 to Rev. Raymond L. Zents, Sr. and he preceded her in death on February 22, 2004. She is survived by two children Raymond L. (Diane) Zents of Hernando, Florida and June A. (Robert) Palfrey of Leesburg, Florida; two sisters Josephine Scott of Fresno, California and Mary Barnes of Berlin Center; three brothers Joseph Litwin of Virginia, John Litwin of Lincoln, California and William Litwin of Austintown; five grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Besides her parents and husband, Katherine was preceded in death by two sisters Anna Skeebo and Helen Scott. Calling hours will take place on Friday, May 28, 2010 from 6 until 8 p.m. in the Lane Funeral Home Austintown Chapel, 5797 Mahoning Ave, Austintown, Ohio, 44515, where a funeral service will take place at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 29, 2010. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions take the form of donations in Katherine’s name to HPH Hospice, 3545 N. Lecanto Hwy, Beverly Hills, Fl, 34465.