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Kathy S. Hailstock, 65, Sharon, died Saturday (Feb. 24, 2018) in Sharon Regional Medical Center.
Born July 12, 1952, in Sharon, to Rev. Robert L. Stewart and Lela Flint Dessaw, she graduated in 1970 from Farrell High School.
She worked in Sharon schools, formerly worked at CRI and retired from Sharon Tube.
Kathy was a member of Greater New and Living Way Temple of the Apostolic Faith, Sharon, where she was assistant overseer and superintendent of School of Wisdom.
She was president of Farrell High School football boosters.
She married Samuel Hailstock on Feb. 4, 2016.
Kathy is survived by: her husband, Samuel Hailstock; she was previously married to Paul E. Samuels, who survives, and Gerald Chester, who died Feb. 15, 2012.
She is survived by her husband at home; two daughters, Lucretia Samuels, Richmond, Va.; and Kiara Chester, Sharon; stepdaughter, Meredith (Mark) Henry, Sharon; two foster daughters, Shonteace and Johnna Saylor, both Delaware; two sons, Paul (Demetria) Muhammad, Grove City, and Jarrett (Tracey) Samuels, Farrell; stepsons, Kelvin and Kurt Chester and Luis Newby, all Sharon; father, Rev. Robert L. Stewart, Farrell; mothers, Lela Dessaw, Sharon; and Charlotte Stewart, Farrell; three sisters, Lynette (Tony) Hardy, Las Vegas, Lisa Stewart and Tina (Dennis) Slater, all Farrell; four brothers, Robert "Stew" (Janice) Stewart, Farrell, Daniel (Gloria) Stewart, Calif., Vernon Stewart, South Carolina; and Omar (Nicola) Stewart, Farrell; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends; and special caretaker, Apostle Jennifer Campbell, Hermitage.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Idella and Artinis Stewart and Ruth and Elliot Flint Sr.

Mrs. Samuel (Kathy S.), 65, Sharon.
Calling hours: 10 a.m. to time of service Saturday (3-3-18) at Greater New and Living Way Temple of the Apostolic Church, 840 Highland Road, Sharon. Fax condolences to WILBERT L. SHANNON FUNERAL HOME Ltd., shannonfhltd@yahoo.com
Service: 11 a.m. Saturday in the church with Bishop Alvin J. McCoy, pastor and founder.
Burial: Morefield Cemetery, Hermitage.
Published on February 28, 2018
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