Catherine M. (Katie) Sardegna
September 11, 2015


Mrs. Catherine M. (Katie) Sardegna, 79, of Duryea, passed away Friday, September 11, 2015, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.

Born in Pittston, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Mary Lokitis Lapinski. She was a graduate of Duryea High School, Class of 1953.

She was a life time parishioner of St. Joseph's Church, Duryea prior to its closing. She was a member of Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Duryea.

She was a loving mom, grandma, great grandma and Katie to her family and friends. 

She was proceeded in death by her husband, William B. Sardegna, who passed away on December 13, 1995, son, William P. Sardegna, granddaughter, Dana Marie Cahill, brothers, Albert, Anthony and Thomas and sister, Adell Lazarowics.

Surviving are:
Son, COL Kenneth Sardegna and his wife, Jessica Ginsburg, of Falls Church, VA
Grandson, William M. Sardegna of Duryea
Granddaughter, Dena Tylutke and her husband, Eric, of Madisonville
Great grandchildren, Louis, Taylor, Skylar, Cayla, Eddie, Carleigh and Sophia

Sister, Lillian Kroptavich of Duryea
Brother, Michael Lapinski of Alberton, MT
Nieces and nephews

Funeral will be held Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 9:00 am from the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main Street, Duryea with the 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 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the funeral home. To leave the family an online condolence or for further information, please visit the funeral homes website,


Guestbook Entries

Peace and blessings to your family.

Mack D. Shivar (over 5 years ago)

Katie you will be missed by everone you were a wonderful woman say hello to Dana , Sarge, and Denise Rip

Donna Tancredi (over 5 years ago)

Dena and Family, So sorry for your loss my family and I will say prays for you and your family to help though this trying time..."Keep The Faith"...

The Nayda Family (over 5 years ago)

We are very sorry to hear of your family's loss. We hope that you can find some comfort in the memories that you have shared and knowing that she is at peace. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

The Limani Family (over 5 years ago)

Aunt Kate, we will miss you! You have always been our favorite! Always so kind! Rest in paradise

Mark and Ellen Lapinski (over 5 years ago)

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