Catherine Shubert

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Catherine Shubert of Spirit Lane, Mill City, died at her home on Wednesday, May 22, 2013.

She was born in Wilkes Barre on Sept. 18, 1939, daughter of the late Franklin and Catherine Thomas Shubert.

Catherine was a graduate of Newport Township High School, attended an Extension Villanova University while living at Mount Alvernia Convent in Reading. She was a member of St. Mary's of the Lake Roman Catholic Church and its Altar and Society. Prior to her retirement, she was employed at the Veterans Administration and the Internal Revenue Service.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Shubert; brothers Franklin Jr., George, Clem, James and Joe Thomas; sisters Mary Hennings, Clara Vandevelde, Caroline Fick; baby sister, Catherine Thomas.

Surviving are sons, Edward J. Shubert of Glen Mills, Pa.; Joe Shubert of Belton, S.C.; grandchildren, William, Angelina and Mitchell Shubert; brothers Charles Thomas, of Lake Ariel; Eugene Thomas, of Taylor; Thomas Thomas, of Patterson, Md.; and sister Patricia Thomas, Bradenton, Fla.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday from St. Mary's of the Lake Roman Catholic Church. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery Lake Winola. Friends may call at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of service. Arrangements are by the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Online condolences may be sent to the family at Those wishing may make memorial contributions to Hospice of The Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes- Barre, PA 18702.
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Sheldon - Kukuchka Funeral Home - Tunkhannock
73 West Tioga Street
Tunkhannock, PA 18657
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Published in Times Leader on May 24, 2013