Catherine J. Shaker

December 4, 2020


Catherine J. "Jean" Shaker, age 91, of Delano, passed away Friday night at Broad Mountain Nursing & Rehabilitation in Frackville. Born In Mahanoy City, she was the daughter of the late David & Mary (Brimlow) Powell. She was a 1946 graduate of Mahanoy City High School. She worked as a waitress all of her life and last worked for the Mahanoy City Elks club. She was an avid Bingo player and enjoyed attending all the local Bingo games. She was a member of Faith United Church of Christ in Delano. Preceding her in death in addition to her parents were her husband Andrew Shaker, brothers Bill, Bob "Popeye" and sisters Eleanor and Nancy. Survivors include 2 daughters Donna Johnson and her husband Roy of Delano, Kathleen Ney of Arizona, 2 sons Theodore of Pottsville and Mark and his wife Susan of Delano, a sister Mary Lou Sweet of Mahanoy City, grandchildren Heather Najda and her husband Michael, Andrew Shaker, Cody Shaker and his wife Gabriella, Harry and Derek Sparr and Nicole Ney and great grandchildren Kaylin Najda, Payton and Ben Shaker and Rhett Shaker.  Services will be privately held from David D. Jarrett Funeral Home of Mahanoy City with the Rev. Robert B. Peiffer officiating. Interment will follow in Sky View Memorial Park in Hometown. Please visit for more information or to sign the guest book.

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