Edward A. Katren, 79, of Sciota Rd., Corry, Pa., died on Friday, February 14, 2014, at the Corry Manor, Corry, Pa.
He was born on February 23, 1934, in Lottsville, Pa., a son of the late Andrew and Mary Katren.
As a child, Ed moved from Lottsville, with his family, to Sciota Road, Wayne Township, Corry, where they operated a dairy farm. Following graduation from Corry High School in 1953, he continued working on the family farm, until he became the owner in the mid 1960s. Ed operated the farm until the mid 1980s and then worked at Corry Contract until his retirement in 1998.
Ed was a member of St. Elizabeth Roman Catholic Church, the Corry Council of the Knights of Columbus and was also Wayne Township supervisor, during the mid 1980s.
In addition to his parents, Ed was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Kralj.
Ed is survived by his wife, Barbara Brynolfson Katren, whom he married on July 16, 1960, in Corry, Pa.; a son, Scott Katren of Erie, Pa.; a sister Anna Brace and her husband Levant of Waterford, Pa.; a brother, Albert Katren of West Palm Beach, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to call at the Bracken Funeral Home, 315 N. Center St., Corry, Pa., on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m., and attend the funeral service there on Monday at 2 p.m. Rev. Mark Hoffman will officiate.
Burial will be in St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Corry, Pa.
Memorials may be made to St. Elizabeth Church, 26 W. Pleasant St., Corry, PA 16407.
Published in the Erie Times-News on Feb. 15, 2014