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CATHERINE C. SCHOCH

January 22, 1924 ~ November 3, 2018 (age 94)

Catherine C. Schoch, 94, of East Side Borough, also know as OMA by her friends and family, died Saturday afternoon, November 3, 2018, in Timber Ridge Health Care Center, Wilkes-Barre, where she was a guest for a month.

 

Born the daughter of the late Wendell and Johanna VanDerheyden Sep, she was a survivor of the 4 years Nazi occupation of Holland, during World War II and later met and married her husband and true love of 26 years. Catherine worked as a nurses aide at White Haven Center for 17 years and following her retirement, worked another 15 years as a private duty aide for many local seniors.

 

She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Weatherly and had a wonderful sense of humor and enjoyed making people laugh.

 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her husband, Roger E. Schoch, Sr; sons, Roger E. Schoch, Jr; Wendell Schoch; granddaughter, Pamela Schoch; brother, Casey Sep and sister, Johanna DeVreis.

 

Catherine was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother and left to cherish her memory is son, Rudolph “Rudy” and his wife, Terri Schoch, East Side Borough; grandsons, Roger Schoch and his wife, Tracy, White Haven; Christopher Schoch and his wife, Alyssa, Bloomsburg; great grandson, Roger Robert Schoch and niece, Joanne MacNeal.

 

At her request, there will be no public services.

 

God Bless you Oma for all your kindness and caring for everyone.

 

Arrangements by Lehman Family Funeral Service, Inc. 403 Berwick St. White Haven.

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