Catherine J. Drayer, 90, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, November 23, at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.
She was born in Plymouth, Pa. on July 8, 1924 and was the daughter of the late John and Florence Boyle Farrell.
Catherine was a homemaker; was a member of Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Middletown, where she was also a member of the Council of Catholic Women at Seven Sorrows; and she enjoyed watching football, especially Penn State and Notre Dame.
In addition to her parents, Catherine was preceded in death by her loving husband Donald Drayer, sister Miriam Jones, and brother Thomas Farrell.
She is survived by her daughter Patricia, wife of Glenn Kesselring of Middletown; son John E., husband of Deborah Drayer of Middletown; four grandchildren Matthew Drayer, Bryce Kesselring, Katelyn Drayer, and Hilary Kesselring; one great-grandson Liam Hunter Grove; and nephew Morgan T., husband of Ruth Jones of Florida.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 28, at Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Race & Conewago Sts., Middletown, with the Rev. Ted. Keating as celebrant.
A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, at Matinchek & Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 E. Main St. Middletown, and from 10 a.m. until time of service on Friday in the Narthex of the church.
The family has entrusted the care of the Matinchek & Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Middletown to handle the funeral arrangements.
Memorial contributions in Catherine’s name may be made to Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 280 N. Race St., Middletown, PA 17057.
Condolences may be sent online at www.matinchekanddaughterfuneralhome.com.