Cumberland Times-News


September 17, 2013

PEARL L. KAGER [College Park]

COLLEGE PARK — Pearl Louise Kager, 80, of College Park, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013.

She was born to the late James and Gertrude Walker on July 12, 1933, in Piedmont, W.Va.  

Pearl attended Howard High School. She married Richard Kager in 1953 and lived together at the Roosevelt Roads U.S. Naval Base in Puerto Rico before relocating to Washington, D.C. and College Park.

Pearl was an audio technician for the Washington, D.C. Government until she retired in 1989. She was passionate about helping others and was affectionately known as Aunt Pearl to neighbors as well as family.

Pearl was an active member of Brown Memorial A.M.E. Church, The Eastern Star and The Altruists. She loved to travel and took many trips with her husband and family in her lifetime.

Pearl is survived by husband, Richard Kager, of College Park; two sons, Richard “Ricky” Kager and Roger Kager, of College Park; three nieces she helped raise as daughters, Sondra Hill, of Piedmont, W.Va., Susan Blow, of Las Vegas, Nev. and Tanya Corbin, of Columbia; one granddaughter, India Lowrance, of Virginia Beach, Va.; one grandson-in-law, Shaun Lowrance, of Virginia Beach, Va.; one great-grandson, Evan Lowrance, of Virginia Beach, Va.; one sister, Helen Hines, of Piedmont, W.Va. and one brother, Leon Garland, of Piedmont, W.Va. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

A viewing will be held at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday at the Boal Funeral Home in Westernport.  

The home-going service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday in Boal Funeral Home.  

Burial will be held immediately after at Thorn Rose Cemetery in Keyser, W.Va.

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