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Catherine L. (Kommer) EaslyFebruary 4, 1937 ~ November 12, 2017 (age 80)
Catherine L. (Kommer) Easly
February 4, 1937 November 12, 2017
Catherine L. Easly, 80, Martinsburg passed away Sunday morning at Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidaysburg.
She was born in Spangler, daughter of the late Michael and Helen (Lake) Kommer. On June 21, 1958 she married Ronald H. Easly in Barnesboro.
Surviving are her beloved husband of 59 years; two daughters: Beth Ann (husband, John) Cerrone of Ballston Lake, NY, and Cheryl Easly of Martinsburg; a son, Doug (wife, Doreen) of Martinsburg; eight grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by 3 sisters: Margaret Lobick, Evelyn Tretinik and Betty Hornick.
Catherine was a 1955 graduate, which was the first graduating class of Northern Cambria High School, the former Barnesboro High School. She lived many years in Hastings and worked at the A&P Co., in both Hastings and Barnesboro. After moving to Greenville, SC with her husband, she then worked at Dillard’s in the credit department for 10 years.
She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Roaring Spring, where she served as a Eucharistic Minister and a former member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, Hastings where she served with the Rosary Society. Catherine was a member of Red Hat Society, Martinsburg and also served as past vice-president of the Hastings Vol. Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. She was a foster grandparent volunteer at the Martinsburg Elementary School, where she was known as “Miss Cathy”.
Catherine volunteered every Saturday afternoon at Homewood at Martinsburg calling bingo. She enjoyed playing cards and was an avid reader, but her true love in life was her family.
Friends will be received from 2-4pm and 6-8pm, Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Martinsburg where a vigil for the deceased will be recited at 2pm. Friends will also be received from 10 until the 11 am funeral mass, Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Hastings, Father Thaddeus Rettger, O.S.B., celebrant. A private interment will be held at St. Bernard Cemetery, Hastings.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in memory of Catherine can be given to Alzheimer’s Association, 1100 Liberty Ave., Suite E-201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.