Katherine Swiatkiewicz, 1917-2013

CORTLAND – Katherine Swiatkiewicz, 95, of Cortland, died at 2:40 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, in her home.

Katherine was born Oct. 18, 1917, in Gray’s Landing, Pa., the daughter of George and Katie Bellay Vrobel.

A homemaker, she was a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Roman Catholic Church in Cortland.

Survivors include two children, Michael C. Swiatkwich of Cortland and Janet K. Gearhart of Fowler; a half-brother, Charles Vrobel of Uniontown, Pa.; and three granddaughters.

Katherine was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Swiatkiewicz, and by a sister and brother.

Private services were held. Burial was held in All Souls Cemetery in Cortland.

Arrangements were handled by the Sinchak and Sons Funeral Home.