Catherine T. Kashuba

Catherine T. Kashuba, 71, of Pittston, passed away Tuesday at the Regional Hospital, Scranton.

Born in Duryea, she was a daughter of the late William and Edna Abent Kroptavich.

She was a graduate of Duryea High School. Prior to retirement, she was employed as a head custodian in the Pittston Area School District.

She was a member of Our Lady of the Eucharist Parish, Pittston.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard, who passed away on May 3, 2010.

Surviving are two sons, James and his wife, Jodi, Pittston, and Richard and his wife, Paula, West Pittston; grandchildren, Rachel, Kaylyn and Richard III; sisters, Marion Kroptavich and Mrs. Robert Eleanor Romanczuk, both of Duryea; brothers, William III and James Kroptavich, both of Duryea, and Robert and his wife, Sharon Kroptavich, Ransom; and nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be held Saturday at 9:30 a.m. from the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main St., Duryea, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of the Eucharist Church, Pittston. Interment in St. Casimir's Cemetery, Pittston. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

To leave the family an online condolence or for further information, please visit the funeral home's website at

Funeral Home

Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc.
204 Main Street Duryea, PA 18642
(570) 457-4301

Published in Times Leader on May 2, 2013