F. Catherine Kablach

July 04, 2022 - September 15, 2011


Of Ross Twp. and Greenspring Village, Springfield, Virgina. Catherine died peacefully on Thursday, September 15, 2011. Beloved wife of Francis L. (“Skip”) Kablach for 64 years. Devoted mother of, and beloved by, Catherine Kablach Gelston (Fred), Susan Kablach Eoannou (Tom), Patricia Kablach Casano (Bill) and Nancy Kablach Condron (Gary). Proud grandmother of Josh, Jessica, Ben and Catie Gelston; Michael and Elizabeth Casano; and Ryan and Shelby Condron. Catherine also is survived by her dear sister and brother-in-law, Mary Ann and Paul Horwat, her brothers-in-law Thomas Kablach and John Kablach and their wives Roberta and Kylong , numerous nieces and nephews, and many friends.
Catherine was born on June 29, 1926 in Pittsburgh to the late John R. and Flora C. Berdych. She graduated from Most Holy Name of Jesus grade school on Troy Hill in 1940 and Holy Ghost Academy in 1944. She married Skip on September 6, 1947.
Catherine loved life, her family, her friends and Pittsburgh. She enjoyed their company greatly during family picnics at North Park; playing cards, golf and tennis; swimming at Valley Brook Swim Club; and innumerable happy occasions.
Family and friends are invited to gather on Wednesday, September 21st from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at T.B.Devlin Funeral Home, 806 Perry Highway, North Hills. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 22nd at St. Sebastian Catholic Church, 311 Seibert Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237. Burial to follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, 4000 Mt. Troy Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15214. In Lieu of flowers contributions may be made to St. Anthony’s Chapel, 1704 Harpster St. Pgh Pa. 15212 or St. Sebastian Church.

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  • Marie Steinmetz

    She was always there and taught us all how to live and how to care for each other. I was so happy to have more time with her the last few years. We are all better for having her in our lives.

  • Gina Scanlon

    Aunt Catherine had a beautiful smile whose beauty was surpassed by her kind and caring heart. There are too many memories to recount, but she was a wonderful hostess, fantastic cook, a good listener, and most of all, a person who did really care about others and who practiced her faith by how she lived her life. She was always there for my family and for my mother during happy and sad times. We will miss her. My sincere sympathy for your loss. Gina

  • Cecelia Kablach Lauerman

    Aunt Catherine will be remember always for her smile,kindness,and beauty, we will miss her. My prayers and thoughts are with all of you at this time of great sorrow.

  • Tom Messner

    My deepest sympathies and condolences to everyone! Remember Catherine when I was a kid two doors down on Lowrie St. and later at the North Park picnics. Saw her many time at my Mom’s Mission Circle Card Parties and she was always smiling! So sorry for your loss!
    Tom Messnr

 

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