Catherine Cremard
May 21, 2015

Mrs. Catherine Cremard, 100, of Duryea, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Highland Manor, Exeter.

Born in Old Forge, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Agnes Vaiceliute Kalinauskas Kalson. She was educated in Old Forge Schools. Prior to her retirement, she was employed in the area silk mills and the area garment industry.

Catherine was a member of the former St. Joseph's Church, Duryea since 1915. She was the oldest parishioner when the church closed its door in 2010. She is a member of Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Duryea.

She was a loving mom, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a former member of the Pittston Senior Citizens Center, the War Mothers and the Lithuanian Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband Louis Cremard, who passed away on May 20, 1964, her grandson, Louis Robert Cremard, who passed away on September 28, 2014 and several brothers and sisters.

Surviving are:
Son, Louis J. Cremard and his wife, Mary Ann, of Duryea
Daughter, Katherine McDermott and her husband, Bob, of Duryea
Daughter, Ann Marie Estock and her husband, Chuck, of Wilkes-Barre Township

Granddaughter, Mary Ann Stanton and her husband, David, of Duryea
Granddaughter in law, Denise Cremard of West Wyoming
Grandson, Bob McDermott and his wife, Kim, of Old Forge
Granddaughter, Ann Marie Kondrad and her husband, David, of York

Great grandchildren, Marissa, Madison, Gianna and Kaitlyn Rose
Nieces and nephews

Funeral will be held Tuesday, May 26, 2015, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 am in Holy Rosary Church, Duryea with the Rev. Andrew Sinnott officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Duryea. Friends may call Monday from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main Street, Duryea. Family and friends are asked to go directly to the church the morning of the funeral. To leave the family an online condolence, please visit the funeral home website:


Guestbook Entries

Karen & Jerry so sorry for your loss I can only remember staying with her for your wedding ,what a wonderful woman.

Roland & Lorraine Jopling (almost 6 years ago)

Our deepest sympathies go out to you Ann Marie , Chuck and your entire family. We know how much your Mom is loved, and will always remain a driving force in your daily lives even now that she's gone. You're so lucky to have had her on this earth for so long, and now to watch over you all from her beautiful spot in heaven. Please know you are in our thought and prayers. love and hugs.

Merry and Kurt Balbach (almost 6 years ago)

Ann Marie, you and your family are in my families thoughts and prayers. I know there is another angel watching over us all. I also believe she is in heaven with her sister and every one she loved that are angels too are welcoming her back into there arm's with love. Always in thoughts and prayers. Love Bea and family.

Bea Shovlin (almost 6 years ago)

Lou & family our thoughts & prayers r with all in this hour of sadness. ur Mom was a g reat lady & will be missed by everyone that knew her. due to health I will not be able to attend but know that I will be praying for all. luv ya......Audrey & family

Audrey Searles & Family (almost 6 years ago)

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