WILKES-BARRE — Catherine Young, 93, a resident of Wilkes- Barre, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 4, 2014, at Tiffany Court, Kingston.
She was born in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 2, 1920, a daughter to the late Henry W. and Catherine Drexinger Klein. Catherine was a graduate of St. Nicholas High School in Wilkes-Barre, a lifetime member of St. Nicholas Church, South Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre, and had been active in the former Senior Citizens Club at the church.
She had been employed as a sales coordinator for A. Rifkin Company in Hanover Township for 31 years, retiring in 1983. She was a member of the Wilkes-Barre City Crime Watch Organization.
She has been preceded in death by her sisters, Louise Roos and Lillian Dunbar.
Surviving are her daughter; Susan Eckhart, Kingston; grandchildren, Les Eckhart and Kimberly Eckhart; great-granddaughter, Bailey Stavridis; along with two nieces.
Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Nicholas Church, 226 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be in the Parish Cemetery, Shavertown. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to
, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting Catherine's obituary at www.natandgawlasfuneralhome.com.