DANVILLE — Catherine "Katie" Rutkoskie, 91, of Short Road, passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Nottingham Village, Northumberland.
She was born May 11, 1922, in Chicago, Ill., a daughter of the late Marco and Amelia (Maronich) Vuletieh.
She was a graduate of the Michael Reese Hospital School of Nursing.
She married Bernard Rutkoskie, who preceded her in death in 1995. His passing ending a marital union of 50 years.
Catherine worked at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, for nearly 30 years as a caring nurse.
Surviving are two daughters, Sandra Flower and her husband, Willis, of Linwood, N.J., and Delores Pinamontie and her husband, Rick, of North Branch, Minn.; a son, Mike Rutkoskie and his wife, Annie, of Danville; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Bernice, of South Holland, Ill., and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, John; four brothers, Mitchell, Eli, Gams and George, and a sister, Monica (Minnie).
RUTKOSKIE — Catherine "Katie" Rutkoskie, 91, of Short Road, Danville. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. The Rothermel Funeral Home, Elysburg, is in charge of the arrangements.