The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

January 20, 2013

Catherine (McDermott) Croyle


The Tribune-Democrat

COLUMBIA — CROYLE – Catherine (McDermott), 92, Columbia, formerly of Ebensburg, passed away Jan. 18, 2013, at St. Anne’s Retirement Community, Columbia. Born Aug. 26, 1920, in Nanty Glo, daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Lamont) McDermott. Preceded in death by husband, Thomas G. Croyle; infant grandsons, Matthew and Paul; brothers, Donald, Desmond and Paul McDermott; sister, Mary Margaret Thomas; and infant sister, Marie. Survived by children, Patricia (Stephen) Jasper; Thomas (Cathy) Croyle; Nancy (James) Cesarz; David (Debbie) Croyle; Mark (Anna) Croyle; Brian (Molly) Croyle; Martha (George) McKotch; Catherine (Robert) Bertanzetti; and Jeffrey (Rachel) Croyle; 22 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Also survived by sister, Patricia Hruska, and numerous nieces and nephews. Member of Holy Name Catholic Church, Ebensburg. Member of Catholic Daughters of the Americas and Ebensburg VFW Ladies Auxiliary. At the request of the deceased, there will be no viewing. A gathering of family and friends will be held at Holy Name Church from 10 a.m. until time of funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Wednesday, the Rev. Monsignor Arnold L. Gaus, celebrant. Committal, Holy Name Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Catherine’s memory may be made to Holy Name Church. Arrangements by Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Ebensburg.


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