Catherine A. "Toodie" Michael

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Catherine "Toodie" A. Michael, age 91, of Lincoln Drive, DuBois, Pa., passed away Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, at Christ the King Manor.
Born on Feb. 1, 1926, in Houtzdale, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Mary (Kawa) Poskanka.
On Feb. 4, 1950, she married Francis J. Michael. He preceded her in death on April 23, 1990.
For many years, she was employed by Jackson China as a print decorator. She later worked at The Courier Express and Bi-Lo before retiring in 1994. She was a devout Catholic and was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church. She enjoyed camping, gardening, and bird watching.
She is survived by a daughter, Janet (James) Plyler of DuBois, Pa.; sons, Gary (Laura) Michael of Ft. Wayne, Ind., and Joseph (Melissa) Michael of DuBois, Pa.; and a daughter-in-law, Linda Michael of Florida. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and three sisters, Angeline Cheslock and Rose Rokoski, both of DuBois, Pa., and Mary Michael of Folcroft, Pa.
She was preceded in death by her son, Donald Michael, and four sisters: Anna Cheslock, Martha Michael, Helen Gillis and Violet Phillips.
There will be no public visitation.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 at 10 a.m. from St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant.
Burial will follow in St. Michael Cemetery.
Memorials and masses may be made to St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, 116 South State St., DuBois, PA 15801
The Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc., DuBois, is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Courier Express from Dec. 31, 2017 to Jan. 2, 2018