Catherine T. Schimpf

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  • "Cathy was the hostess with the most-est. She will be..."
    - Mary & Jeff Semon
  • "Cathy it was only a few weeks ago that we were on the phone..."
    - Grace Hughes
  • "RIP dear cousin Cathy. Carl & Mary Lou Zimmerman"
  • "Another classmate gone Rest in Peace Cathy"
    - Sarah Devine
  • "Celebrating a life well lived. We will cherish the memories..."
    - sharon zukas
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Mrs. Catherine T. Schimpf, 72, of Barnesville, passed away peacefully March 4, in her home.

Born in Hazleton, she was a daughter of the late James Patrick Tierney and Regina Donahue Tierney.

Catherine was a 1967 graduate of Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology. Prior to retiring, Catherine worked in the Chemistry Laboratory of PP&L Corp. for 40 years. After her retirement, Catherine became active in her community and was also a member of the Rush Township Zoning Board.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Bruce A. Schimpf.

Surviving are her brothers-in-law, Barry Schimpf, Fort Worth, Texas, Brian Schimpf, San Diego, Calif., and two Godchildren, Rosella Hughes and Michael Gross. She leaves behind many close friends and extended family.

A Memorial Of Life will be held Saturday at Lamar Christ Funeral Home, Hometown. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. in the funeral home. The service will be held at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Joseph T. Whalen officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the Salvation Army, 105 W. Broad St., Tamaqua, PA 18252.

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Published in Republican & Herald on Mar. 13, 2018
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