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Daily Item Obituaries

February 4, 2014

Alicia M. Curley-Catherman, 42, Danville

— DANVILLE — Alicia M. Curley-Catherman, 42, of 938 White Hall Road, was taken by angels into Heaven on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at Jeanes Hospital, Philadelphia, after a courageous fight with leukemia.

She was born Dec. 15, 1971, in Williamsport, a daughter of Ronald and Susan (Koch) Curley. On Oct. 18, 1997, she married Timothy G. Catherman, who survives. They celebrated 16 years of marriage.

Alicia was a 1990 graduate of Hughesville High School and a 1994 graduate of Bloomsburg University, where she received a degree in art history and journalism.

She was employed as a secretary at West Branch Rental, Lewisburg, the Standard-Journal, Milton, and The Daily Item, Sunbury. Most recently, she worked at Geisinger in Danville.

She was a Christian. Alicia was a member of the Exchange Pool, where she was on the board, and she was a former member of the Warrior Run Woman’s Club.

Alicia enjoyed reading, visiting her sister at the beach and planting flowers, especially pansies and tulips. Alicia loved penguins and collecting angels.

Surviving, in addition to her husband and parents, are one son, Tyler R. Curley, of Danville; one daughter, Isabella H. Catherman, of Danville; one sister and brother-in-law, Ryan L. and Justin Taylor, of Wilmington, N.C.; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Roger and Donna Catherman, of Selinsgrove; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Peggy and Peter Jarvis, of Barto; three nieces; one nephew; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and two beloved dogs, Sassy and Maizy.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Sterling and Margaret Koch, and her paternal grandparents, Elmer and Ann Curley.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in Grenoble’s, 121 S. Main St., Muncy, and 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday in Christ Community Church, 3939 Park Road, Selinsgrove, where the funeral will be conducted at 11 with the church pastor, the Rev. Randall G. Bennett Jr., officiating.

Burial will follow in Shreiner’s Cemetery, Shamokin Dam.

The family will provide the flowers and suggests contributions be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202; the Exchange Pool, c/o Leslie Machuski, 6 School House Lane, Turbotville, PA 17772; or Grenoble’s, 121 S. Main St., Muncy, PA 17756, to help defray funeral expenses.

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