Kathinka  Bartlebaugh
Kathinka Bartlebaugh

June 22, 2017
Born in Mellrichstadt, Germany
Resided in Lumberton, NJ


Kathinka “Kate” Bartlebaugh passed away peacefully at home on June 22, 2017 with her beloved husband at her side.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral from the Walter Johnson Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 28 at 9:00 am, thence to St. John the Apostle Church, Clark, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 10:00 am. Final Disposition will be private. Visiting hours will be on Tuesday, from 4 - 8 pm.

Kate was born April 15, 1927 in Mellrichstadt, Germany and was the eldest daughter of 9 children. Before coming to the United States in 1955, she worked for the German Postal Service delivering mail. In America, she secured a job at Quinn & Boden book manufacturers in Rahway, NJ where she met her husband.

Kate was strong both spiritually and physically which allowed her to endure 35 years with Parkinson’s disease. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Jack Bartlebaugh, her 3 daughters, Carol Bartlebaugh and her wife Kristen Kraska of Lumberton, NJ, Monica Aspinwall and her husband Dave of Clark, NJ, and Nancy Chadwick and her husband Stephen of Mount Pleasant, SC along with 7 grandchildren: Ryan, Andrew, Katelyn, Lydia, Kimberly, Stephanie, and Audrey. Kate is also survived by her siblings Rita Moore, Hubert Seidenzahl, Marga Bower, and Elmar Seidenzahl.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to help find a cure for Parkinson’s disease through the Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s research at



Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. John The Apostle RC Church
571 Valley Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
10:00 AM


The Michael J. Fox Foundation
P.O. Box 5014
Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014


Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home • 803 Raritan Road • Clark, New Jersey 07066 • 732-382-6262 •
Sullivan Funeral Home • 146 East Second Avenue • Roselle, New Jersey 07203 • 908-241-2345 •

Steven N. Perlmutter
Matthew S. Perlmutter
Funeral Director, Manager, NJ Lic. No. 3539  
Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 4785 
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