Catherine Skonier, 93, of Madera, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Ridgeview Eldercare and Rehab, Curwensville.
Born on November 7, 1923 in Madera, she was the daughter of the late John and Julia (Kyrsa) Waship.
She was a member of Christ the King Parish, and a former member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. She was a graduate from Madera High School, and worked as a bookkeeper for Barry Coal Co. & JBC Textile in Madera.
She was a past President of Immaculate Conception Altar Rosary Society, a member of the Catholic Daughters of America Court St. Victoria #646, Christ the King Helping Hands, and American Legion Auxillary Post 591.
On May 11, 1977, she married Victor Skonier, who preceded her in death on March 29, 1988.
She is survived by cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Catherine was the last of her generation. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her Aunt Anna and Uncle Michael Yelko, who raised her, two sisters, Ann O’Connor and Mary Vetre, and three brothers, Michael, Andrew, and Nicholas Waship.
Friends will be received Thursday from 9-10:30 AM at Kruise-Spewock Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., Madera.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 11 AM in Christ the King Parish, Houtzdale with Rev. Marc J. Solomon as celebrant. Interment will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Mader.
Condolences may be made at www.kruise-spewock.com