Catherine Paczkosky, 92, of Coaldale, died Sunday, Oct. 13, in the Hometown
Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Hometown.
She had worked in the textile industry before taking a job with Motoroal in Phoenix, Ariz.
Born in Coaldale, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Rafina (Haluschak) Paskosky.
She was a member of the St. Joseph Parish of the Polish National Catholic Church, Middleport.
The deceased was a 1939 graduate of the former Coaldale High School. Surviving are a sister Sandy,
wife of Errol Skislac of Freehold, N.J.; a brother-in-law, Stephen Harbolovic of Coaldale; and many
nieces and nephews.She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Mary I. Harbolovic, who
died June 15, 2007; Anne George, who died in 1981; and Sue M. Surotchak, who
died April 17, 2006; and a brother, Joseph Paskosky.
Service: Funeral Liturgy 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, E. Franklin Griffiths
Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 655 E. Broad St., Tamaqua, with the
Rev. Richard Wosiak officiating.
Interment, Polish National Cemetery, Summit Hill. Call 9:30-11 a.m.
Contributions in her name may be made in the form of Mass cards or
memorials to the St. Joseph Parish of the Polish National Catholic Church, 1
St. Clair St., Middleport, Pa. 17953.
Online registry and condolences may be signed at
Times News, Lehighton, PA, Monday, October 14, 2013