H. Joyce Catt, 87, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at The Orchard of Concordia.
She was born January 1, 1932 in Butler, Pennsylvania at the family residence of West Boyd Avenue to the late Stephen A. Curry and the late Edna I. Wineberg Curry.
Joyce was employed at Heckett Engineering for 10 years. Following a 5 year retirement she was the News Director for 10 years at WBUT and then Receptionist at WISR. Joyce was a life member of First United Methodist Church where she was on the Worship Committee, Women Society of Church, and Membership Committee. She was a member of the Asbury Sunday School Class and the 3M’s (Merry Mature Methodist). Joyce was a member of Maqueda Lodge O.E.S., and Past President of Intermediate League of Butler, Past President of Butler Federation of Women’s Club, Past President of Soroptimist International, Past Chairperson of the Butler Traveling Library. She also was a member of the Board of Directors for the Butler Symphony Orchestra, and a past member of the Slippery Rock University Board of Directors. Joyce enjoyed being a Foster Grandmother at Butler County Community College Childcare Center and Butler County Children’s Center. She was a 1950 graduate of Butler High School.
She is survived by one son, Dr. Stephen R. Catt of Butler, PA; one sister, Beryl Tait of Butler, PA; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Richard D. Catt whom she married on June 8, 1951 and who passed away on June 15, 1998; one brother, David Ross Curry and one sister, Virginia Rose Hartung.
Friends will be received at Thompson – Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street Butler, PA. on Friday, August 16, 2019 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 17 at 11:00 am at the First United Methodist Church, 200 East North Street Butler, PA, with, Tom Holman and Pastor David Janz of First United Methodist Church, officiating.
Burial will take place in the Summit Church Cemetery.
Online condolences can be given at www.thompson-miller.com.