Obituary for John "Jake" Katishen
John “Jake” Katishen, 84, of Beccaria, passed away Saturday, December 24, 2016 at the home of his daughter.
He was born December 20, 1932 in Fernwood, PA to the late John and Eva (Corness) Katishen.
He was a graduate of Madera High School, a US Army Veteran, a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Ramey, and a member of the Glendale Quarterback Club.
On September 15, 1956 in Holy Trinity Catholic Church, he married Leona M. Franko. She preceded him in death in 2006.
He will be sadly missed by his daughter, Cindy Laing, and her husband Scott, four sisters, Helen Bungo, Rose Bungo, Mary Ann Nevling, and Christine Smeal, and four grandchildren Kristin Queen, and her husband Matt, Eric Laing, Gregory Katishen, and Autumn Katishen, and daughter-in-law Lisa Katishen.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his son, Gregory Katishen, a sister, Sophie Colton, and a grandson, Scott Laing.
Family will receive friends Tuesday from 8-10:30 AM at Kruise-Spewock Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., Ramey. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 AM in Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Ramey, with Fr. Zab Amar as celebrant. Interment will follow in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Ramey.
Condolences may be made at www.kruise-spewock.com