Catherine "Cassie" Kochel, 95, of Adamstown, passed away Tues., April 30, 2019 at Ephrata Manor. Cassie was the wife of the late Chester J. Kochel. Born in Adamstown, she was the daughter of the late John W. & Carrie (Snyder) Sweigart.\r\n\r\nCassie worked at Hope Hosiery Mill for 46 years. She was an avid motorcycle enthusiast, riding with her husband for over 50 years. Among her motorcycle friends, she was known as "Rosie". She was a life-member of the Pagoda Motorcycle Club Ladies Auxiliary & American Motorcycle Assoc., and member of the Retreads Motorcycle Club, Harley Davidson Dresser Assoc. & Adamstown VFW Auxiliary. She also enjoyed the Brickerville Leisure Hours Senior Club. Cassie was known as 'the hat lady' for her huge hat collection. She was a member of Muddy Creek Lutheran Church in Denver. Cassie had many friends; she was fun-loving, outgoing, and well liked. She will be dearly missed.\r\n\r\nCassie is survived by eight nieces & nephews: Edward Sweigart, Richard Sweigart, William Sweigart, Jay Sweigart, Barry Sweigart, Barbara Haynes, Ruthie Longacre, & Donald Kochel and long-time friends, Jeanne & George Lorah. She is predeceased by three brothers, Earl Sweigart, Howard Sweigart, & Floyd Sweigart.\r\n\r\nA funeral service will be held Fri., May 3rd at 2:00 p.m. in Good Sipler Funeral & Cremation Centre, Inc., 34-38 N. Reamstown Rd., Reamstown, Pa 17567 and a viewing will be the hour prior from 1 - 2 p.m. Cassie's final resting place is Muddy Creek Cemetery.\r\n\r\nMemorial contributions to Muddy Creek Lutheran Church, 11 S Muddy Creek Rd, Denver, PA 17517.