Catherine M. Kasaba

June 27th, 2015 1:46 am

First Posted: 1/20/2013

Catherine M. Kasaba, 94, of Plains Township, died Friday morning at the Inpatient Unit of Celtic Health Care, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.

Born in Plymouth Township, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Nellie (Govler) Markiewicz.

Catherine was educated in the Plains Township schools and was a homemaker all her life. She was a member of Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Plains Township.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Joseph, on July 25, 1962, and also her brothers, Edward, Joseph, Leo, William Marko; sisters, Sophie Kunec, Mary Sivahop, Josephine Yastremski, Emma Sabol; and son-in-law, Donald Pachucki Sr.

Surviving are her son, Raymond Kasaba and his wife, Kitty, Plains Township; daughters, Joan Chimer and husband, Joseph, Wilkes-Barre; Irene Pachucki, Wilkes-Barre; Bernardine (Debbie) Hughes and husband, Robert, Duryea; Jenny Kasaba, Plains Township; sister, Anna Westawaski, Pittston; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren; several nephews and nieces.

Funeral will be held Monday, Jan. 21, at 9 a.m. from the Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Main St., Plains Township, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Plains Township. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial donations, if desired, may be made in Catherine's memory to Ss. Peter & Paul Church, 13 Hudson Road, Plains, PA 18705. Online condolences may be made at