Katherine L. Scherder,78, passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021 in New Haven Court, Butler, PA following a brief illness. She was born in Pittsburgh, PA. Thursday, August 6, 1942 the daughter of the late George Vanderside and the late Katherine M. Fleischer Vanderside.
She was a member of Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church, Chicora, PA, and the Christian Mothers of the church. For years she worked in the Social Service field with PARC, Family Living Program in Butler, PA. She was a bookkeeper for Parker Appliance for a number of years.
She enjoyed living on the farm, gardening, and foster parenting.
She is survived by 4 daughters: Katherine L. and Jeffery Groves of Chicora, PA; Caroline and Dennis Land of Kerrville, TX; Rose M. and George Pawluk of Butler, PA. Mary Lou Scherder of Cranberry Township. 11 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren.
Katherine always had a remarkable outlook on life and enjoyed her grandchildren.
Friends will be received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Saturday, at STEIGHNER FUNERAL HOME, 111 Main and E. Slippery Rock Streets, downtown Chicora, PA.A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, January 18, 2021 in Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church, Chicora, PA with Father Louis Pascaszi officiating. Interment will follow in Hemphill Cemetery, Chicora, PA 16025
All Covid guidelines will be followed. Provide you own mask and obey social distancing at the Funeral Home and the Church.