Catherine M. Kasaba

Catherine M. Kasaba, 94, of Plains Township died Friday morning, Jan. 18, 2013, at the inpatient unit of Celtic Health Care, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.

Born in Plymouth, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Nellie Govler Markiewicz.

Catherine was educated in the Plains Township schools and was a homemaker all her life.

She was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Plains Township.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Joseph, on July 25, 1962; and also her brothers, Edward, Joseph, Leo and William Marko: sisters, Sophie Kunec, Mary Sivahop, Josephine Yastremski and Emma Sabol; and son-in-law, Donald Pachucki Sr.

Surviving are her son, Raymond Kasaba and his wife, Kitty, Plains Township; daughters, Joan Chimer and her husband, Joseph, Wilkes-Barre; Irene Pachucki, Wilkes-Barre; Bernardine (Debbie) Hughes and her husband, Robert, Duryea; and Jenny Kasaba, Plains Township; sister, Anna Westawaski, Pittston; 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and six great great grandchildren; several nephews and nieces.

The funeral will be held at 9 a.m. Monday from Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Main St., Plains Township, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Plains Township. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Ss. Peter and Paul Church, 13 Hudson Road, Plains Township, PA 18705, in Catherine's memory.

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Published in Citizens' Voice on Jan. 19, 2013