Catherine Wachinski Valgora, 68, of Perryopolis, died Saturday, December 16, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family at her side. Born September 1, 1949 in Vestaburg, she was the daughter of the late John and Rose Corrigan Wachinski. A resident of Perryopolis for the past 10 years, Mrs. Valgora was a member of St. Sebastian RC Church, Belle Vernon, was a retired mental health registered nurse from the former Brownsville Hospital and also retired from Medi Home Health. Catherine was a member of the Perryopolis Sokols Club, served as past President of the Charleroi VFW Ladies Auxiliary Arden Calvert Post 167 and enjoyed baking.
She is survived by son & daughter in law Richard Valgora Jr. & wife Stephanie of Perryopolis, daughter & son in law Deborah & Lou Mavrakis of Perryopolis; three grandchildren Richard Valgora III, Louis A. Mavrakis, Marcus Mavrakis & wife Amanda; two sisters Adeline Matty of Charleroi, Deborah Buck of Charleroi; nephew Sam Caputo & wife Gwen; great niece Edie Caputo; very dear lifelong friend Mary Pokol of Monessen and her ‘adopted daughter’ Kathleen Anderson of Belle Vernon
A memorial service will be planned at a later date. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations, Family Owned and Operated, 191 Liberty St. Perryopolis, PA 15473 724-736-2515.