Born in Hallsboro, N.C. on August 15, 1923 to the late Henry and Bette (Needham) Young, Catherine married Joseph Vercuski and moved to Akron in 1945. She worked as a real estate agent for Slusser Realty. Catherine was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church. She was an avid bridge player and baseball fan.
In addition to her parents, Catherine was preceded in death by her husband Joseph, as well as five sisters and one brother. She is survived by her children, Priscilla (Roger) Patterson and Daniel (Jenny Pudlik) Vercuski; grandchildren, Michelle Griggy and Brian (Cari) Patterson; great-grandchildren, Lauren Griggy and Alyssa and Zachary Patterson; one brother and two sisters; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will take place on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Anthony Funeral Home KUCKO-ANTHONY-KERTESZ CHAPEL, 1990 S. Main St. in Akron, where the family will also receive friends for one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to The Briarwood Health Care Community of Stow, 3700 Englewood Drive, Stow, OH 44224.
Anthony Funeral Homes, Akron, anthonyfh.com
[Akron Beacon Journal, Akron, OH, page B5, col. 6]