The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

September 20, 2013

Susan L. Catherman, 57, Middleburg


The Daily Item

— MIDDLEBURG — Susan Lea Catherman, 57, of 4660 Kissimmee Road since 1998, entered into rest at 2:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at her home after fighting a courageous battle with cancer since 2007.

She was born Sept. 12, 1956, in Danville, a daughter of the late Richard M. and Joyce R. (VanHorn) Moyer.

Susan was a lifelong member of Messiah Lutheran Church, Troxelville, where she was a member of the church choir, served as acolyte and was a Sunday school teacher.

She was a 1974 graduate of West Snyder High School.

Susan was employed at the Laurelton Center as an aide for 25 years.

She enjoyed singing and playing volleyball at the Penns Creek Community Center. She was a 4-H leader, coached youth softball in McClure and fostered out-of-town children. Susan was a Haven to Home Canine Rescue volunteer, was active at the Middlecreek Area Community Center and was a member of the Team Penning Association.

Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Jessica B. and Steven A. King, of Carlisle; one son, Travis R. Catherman, of Middleburg; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Janice M. and Timothy Royer, of Winfield, and Christine P. and Steven E. Hackenberg, of Millmont; one granddaughter, the love of Susan’s life, Pria Rose King; 10 nieces and nephews, Marsha Moyer-Mitch, Stacey Liddington, Chad Moyer, Austin Royer, Breonna Royer, Shelby Hackenberg, Megan Hackenberg, Oakley Whitesel, Livia Hackenberg and Nicholas Lloyd; and her loving companion, Roscoe.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Michael M. Moyer and David V. Moyer.

Family and friends are welcome from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Roupp Funeral Home Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg. The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in Messiah Lutheran Church, 8994 Route 235, Troxelville, with Rev. Matthew D. Schuster, STS, presiding.

Burial will be in Troxelville Union Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be made to either Messiah Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 14, Troxelville, PA 17882, or Haven to Home Canine Rescue, c/o Laurie, 625 Hillside Drive, Berwick, PA 18603.