George J. Katchur

September 10, 1924 - June 6, 2016

James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | June 07, 2016

George J. Katchur, 91, of North Huntingdon and Irwin, passed away Monday, June 6, 2016 at Hempfield Manor.  He was born September 10, 1924 in Duquesne, PA, a son of the late George J. and Susan Youhouse Katchur.

Prior to his retirement, George was a purchasing manager for Westinghouse Electric Corporation with over 40 years of service.  He was a member of St. Agnes Parish, North Huntingdon, the Emerald Club, St. Agnes Men's Club, Knights of Columbus and served in the Army Air Force.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Katchur in 1993; son, Timothy Katchur in 1995; and two sisters, Dorothy Carey and Florence Zuzo.  He is survived by his son, Kevin Katchur and his wife, Judy, with whom he resided; daughter, Sandy Berg; daughter-in-law, Terri Katchur; grandchildren, Justin, Lexi, Stephen, Tara, Taylor Katchur, Suzanne and Joe Berg;  four great-grandchildren.  Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA on Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Agnes Church, North Huntingdon, PA.  Interment in Holy Trinity Cemetery, West Mifflin, PA.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Agnes Parish in memory of George.

Originally published June 07, 2016.

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