Meadville Tribune

Obituaries (Archives)

January 26, 2014

Catherine B. Duda

MEADVILLE — Catherine B. Duda, 84, of 31 N. Park Ave., Meadville, formerly of 18515 Greytown Hills Road, Cambridge Springs, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Wesbury United Methodist Community.

Catherine was born in Meadville on July 21, 1929, a daughter of the late Joseph and Esther (Stribula) Bury.

On June 6, 1953, Catherine married Frank Stanley Duda; he preceded her in death on Sept. 18, 2012.

She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, Cambridge Springs.

Catherine was a devoted wife and mother all of her life. In her earlier years, she had worked as a lab analyst at the former FMC Corp., Meadville for six years. She was a 1947 graduate of Townville High School.

Catherine loved God and her Catholic faith. She enjoyed following the news, keeping up with current world events, and she especially enjoyed caring for her family. She liked to read, garden and grow colorful flowers.

Catherine is survived by seven children, Mary Catherine Menanno and her husband, Ron, of Guys Mills, Frank J. Duda and his wife, Patti, of Meadville, Dr. John R. Duda and his wife, Cathy, of Morehead City, N.C., Steven M. Duda and his wife, Tami, of Calhoon, Ga., James D. Duda and his wife, Elaine, of Meadville, David P. Duda and his wife, Sandra, of Newport News, Va., Susan M. Hughes and her husband, Tim, of Pittsburgh; nine grandchildren; three great grandchildren; a brother, Joseph Bury and his wife, Linda, of Texas; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Frank, of 59 years, Catherine was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Jane Klingensmith; a brother-in-law, William Klingensmith; and a nephew, Michael Bury.

Family and friends are invited to call on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at St. Agatha Roman Catholic Church, 353 Pine St., Meadville, with Fr. Matthew Kujawinski, pastor, officiating.

Catherine will be laid to rest next to her husband, Frank, in St. Agatha Cemetery, West Mead Township.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Anthony of Padua, 165 Beach Ave., Cambridge Springs, Pa. 16403.

Share your condolences at www.miznerfuneralhome.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries (Archives)
  • Herbert G. (Mike) Thomas Sr.

    Herbert G. (Mike) Thomas Sr., of Meadville, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Crawford County Care Center in Saegertown. Born Feb. 15, 1942, in Oil City, he was a son of Wilbur L. and Mae M. Gifford Thomas Sr.

    July 29, 2014

  • Kara Gene Hamilton

    Kara Gene Hamilton, 52, of Ebensburg, formerly of Meadville, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014, at Cambria Care Center, Evensburg.

    July 29, 2014

  • Margaret Schultz Dearborn

    Margaret Schultz Dearborn, 96, of Erie, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Elmwood Gardens. Born in Springboro on Dec. 16, 1917, she was a daughter of the late Jacob and Mary Kurtz Schultz.

    July 29, 2014

  • Cameron L. Shaulis

    Cameron L. Shaulis, 23, of Conneautville, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014.

    July 28, 2014

  • Herbert G. (Mike) Thomas Sr.

    Herbert G. (Mike) Thomas Sr., of Meadville, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Crawford County Care Center in Saegertown. Born Feb. 15, 1942, in Oil City, he was a son of Wilbur L. and Mae M. Gifford Thomas Sr.

    July 28, 2014

  • Pamela Sue Davidson Potts

    Pamela Sue Davidson Potts, 49, of Champion, Ohio, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.

    July 26, 2014

  • Betty Mae Hindman Spratt

    Betty Mae Hindman Spratt, 91, of Meadville, passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at UPMC-Hamot, Erie.

    July 24, 2014

  • Marlene Ann Legarth Trout

    Marlene Ann Legarth Trout, 63, of Meadville, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Meadville Medical Center.

    July 24, 2014

  • Carol A. Shank Schienle

    Carol A. Shank Schienle, 71, of Linesville, formerly of Homestead, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

    July 24, 2014

  • John Paul (Jack) McCaffrey

    John Paul (Jack) McCaffrey, 80, of Conneaut Lake, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Crawford County Care Center.

    July 23, 2014

  • Beth Ann Whitehead Bozarth

    Beth Ann Whitehead Bozarth, 52, a resident of Fairhope, Ala., passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014.

    July 23, 2014

  • Betty Mae Hindman Spratt

    July 23, 2014

  • John Farkas

    John Farkas of Conneaut Lake, one of the Greatest Generation, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Meadville Medical Center at the age of 88.

    July 23, 2014

  • Hugh (Joe) Francis McHugh Jr.

    Hugh (Joe) Francis McHugh Jr. was born Jan. 28, 1940, in Boston, Mass., and died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Gainesville, Ga., after a three-month bout with cancer.

    July 23, 2014

  • John Paul (Jack) McCaffrey

    John Paul (Jack) McCaffrey, 80, of Conneaut Lake, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Crawford County Care Center.

    July 23, 2014

  • Ronald (Ron) Christie

    Ronald (Ron) Christie, 63, resident of 1926 Glendale Ave., Erie, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Saint Vincent Health Center, Erie, after months of failing health. Born in Meadville on Jan. 3, 1952, Ron was a son of Gertrude Meissner Christie and the late Richard Earl Christie Sr.

    July 23, 2014

  • John Farkas

    John Farkas, 88, of Conneaut Lake, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Meadville Medical Center.

    July 23, 2014

  • Carol A. Fry

    Carol A. Fry, 69, of Meadville, passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Crawford County Care Center.

    July 22, 2014

  • Carol A. Fry

    July 20, 2014

  • John Doran McDonald Jr.

    John Doran McDonald Jr., 67, of Conneaut Lake, passed away on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Allegheny General Hospital surrounded by family.

    July 20, 2014