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Kathryn Platanos

July 16, 1946 — February 18, 2021

Muhlenberg Township, PA

Kathryn A. Platanos, 74, of Muhlenberg Township, passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 4:30 pm at Laurel Center, Hamburg.  She was the wife of Nicholas Platanos.  Born in Sharon, Pa, Mrs. Platanos was the daughter of the late Charles and Esther (Gardner) Wepsic.  She was a member of Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church and was a registered nurse for the Reading School District.  Mrs. Platanos will be remembered as a caring, selfless, giving person who loved her family.  Her presence brought the light of consciousness to the world and it will go on for eternity.    In addition to her husband she is survived by her son Christopher C. Platanos, husband of Joanne Platanos of Madison, Connecticut; her grandson Nicholas L. Platanos and her brothers Dr. Terry Wepsic, husband of Carmy Wepsic of Huntington Beach, California and Dr. James Wepsic, husband of Susan Wepsic of Meredith, New Hampshire.

Funeral Service will be held at Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church 1001 East Wyomissing Blvd. Reading, Friday, February 26, 2021 at 12:00 pm.  Reverend Theodore Petrides will officiate.    Interment will follow at Laureldale Cemetery.  The family will receive relatives and friends at Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church, Friday 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.  In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to American Cancer Society 3893 Adler Place, Suite 170, Bethlehem, PA 18017, or the Jane Goodall Institute 1595 Spring Hill Road, Suite 550, Vienna, Virginia 22182, in memory of Mrs. Kathryn A. Platanos.  Bean Funeral Home 1605 Rockland Street, Hampden Heights is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be made at

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