The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

March 2, 2014

Catherine J. “Katie” Rutkoskie, 91, Danville


The Daily Item

— DANVILLE — Catherine J. “Katie” Rutkoskie, 91, of Short Road, passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Nottingham Village, Northumberland.

She was born May 11, 1922, in Chicago, Ill., a daughter of the late Marco and Amelia (Maronich) Vuletieh. She was married for 50 years to Bernard Rutkoskie who preceded her in death in 1995.

She was a graduate of Michael Reese Hospital School of Nursing and worked at Geisinger Medical Center for nearly 30 years as a caring nurse .

She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Willis Flower, of Linwood, N.J., and Delores and Rick Pinamontie, of North Branch, Minn.; one son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Annie Rutkoskie, of Danville; one sister, Bernice, of South Holland, Ill.; 10 grandchildren;

11 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, John; four brothers, Mitchell, Eli, Gams and George; and one sister, Monica “Minnie”.

Services will be at the convenience of the family.

The Rothermel Funeral Home, Elysburg, is in charge of the arrangements.