Catherine Halchak, 89, of Sheridan Street, Wilkes-Barre, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore.
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Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Mary Yaksnitas Pikaitis.
She was formerly employed by Kinder Manufacturing and was a member of Our Lady of Hope Church, Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre.
Catherine was preceded in death by her husband, John Halchak, who died in 2001; and seven brothers and sisters.
Surviving are her daughter, Kathy Christopher and husband, Bob, Wilkes-Barre; sons, Donnie and wife, Leslie, West Wyoming; Jerry and wife, Chris, Wilkes-Barre; Jack, Wilkes-Barre; and Anthony and wife, Kelly, Dorrance; 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
The funeral and Mass of Christian Burial will be held at a time to be announced from Yeosock Funeral Home, 40 S. Main St., Plains Township. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Interment will be held in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Bear Creek.
The family would like to thank Hospice of the Sacred Heart for their excellent care of Catherine.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Scared Heart.
Yeosock Funeral Home - Plains
40 South Main Street Plains, PA 18705
Published in Citizens' Voice on July 30, 2014