Catherine A. Sitkawitz Crichley, 79, of Washington, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020 in Canonsburg Hospital after a nearly four-year battle with metastatic kidney cancer.
She was born October 28, 1940, in Chicago, IL, a daughter of Laura A. Wassall Mercer.
Mrs. Crichley was a 1958 graduate of Chartiers-Houston High School, attended Robert Morris College and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Houston.
She was an Accounts Manager with AT&T in Pittsburgh for 16 years and then Study Manager with Primary Physicians Research in Bridgeville before retiring in 2010.
Mrs. Crichley enjoyed reading, sewing, quilting, watching and playing along with Jeopardy and spending time with her granddaughter.
On November 7, 1958, she married her high school sweetheart, Lloyd W. Crichley who died August 28, 1967.
Surviving are daughters, Deanna L. Crichley (John Myers) of Houston and Sharon L. Crichley Spadaro with whom she made her home; a granddaughter, Amanda N. Spadaro of New York, NY; a sister Judith A. Tetino (Steve) of Canonsburg; sisters in law, Karen Moxon (John) of Strabane and Kathy Berola (Michael) of Houston; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Friday, in the McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, Owner/Supervisor, 27 Cherry Ave., Houston, PA 15342, where services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 25, 2020. Interment will follow in Washington Cemetery.
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