Catherine (Markutsa) Korona

November 9, 1931 ~ February 28, 2022 (age 90)


Catherine Korona, Moon Township, Pa.

Catherine Korona (90), who loved to be called Mom and Grandma by her children and grandchildren, peacefully departed her loving family on February 28, 2022 in Uniontown, PA.


Born in Michigan on November 9, 1931 to John and Catherine Markutsa.


Catherine is mother to Cathie (Vince) Lutz and Ed Jr (Jennifer).  She raised her children with love and devotion in Moon Township, PA with her late husband Edward Korona.


As a loving Mother, Grandmother and Wife, she was known for her unselfish caring for others and for being the caregiver for her mother, late husband Edward, and brother Robert, who have departed this world.   She was most proud of all of her Grandchildren.


She is survived by her children; Cathie and Ed; Grandchildren, Andrew (Allison), Amy, Christopher and Rachel Lutz and Jessica (Aaron) Bailey and Joseph Korona and great grandson Elliot Lutz. 


Aside from her children and grandchildren, Catherine is survived by her sisters, Dorothy Frankhouser, and Marie (Joe) Korona; her brother, Francis “Frank”  Markutsa and sister-in-law Emily Markutsa; plus cousins, nephews and nieces.


She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; sisters, Helen Yakubowski and Betty O’Reilly and 2 of her brothers, John and Robert Markutsa.


The family will greet friends and family in the Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home, 134 West Church Street, Fairchance, Pa. on Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and on Friday, March 4, 2022 until 9:30 a.m. when Prayers of Transfer will be said. The Funeral Mass will follow at 10:00 a.m. in SS. Cyril and Methodius R.C. Church, 50 North Morgantown Street, Fairchance, Pa. with Rev. Fr. Liberato Ortega as Celebrant. Interment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Moon Township, Pa.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a local food pantry or animal shelter can be made in Catherine’s name.


To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Catherine, please visit our floral store.


March 3, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home
134 West Church Street
Fairchance, PA 15436

Funeral Mass
March 4, 2022

10:00 AM
Ss. Cyril and Methodius R.C. Church
50 North Morgantown Street
Fairchance, PA 15436

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