SERAFIN, CATHERINE J. (Gooderham) “Jean”, 88, Northern Cambria, passed away April 29, 2021. Born July 29, 1932, in Patton, the daughter of Edgar and Genevieve (Weakland) Gooderham. Preceded in death by parents; loving husband of 61 years, Walter Serafin, who died October 4, 2018; infant son, Charles “Chuckie”; and brothers, John and Eddie Gooderham. Survived by son, Rick Serafin, husband of Mary Kay (Anna), Hastings; daughter, Anne Marie Shaffer, St. Benedict; grandchildren, Josh, Jason and Jenna Serafin, Jeffrey (Mallory) Shaffer, Bryan, Elizabeth and Grace Shaffer; great-grandchildren, Payton and Everley Shaffer with another, Lake Shaffer, expected soon. Sister of Donna Mae (Edgar) Holtz, Sally Henry, and Gretchen (Stan) Samuskie. Member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Formerly employed by Patton Shirt Factory before starting her family. Jean was a devoted wife and mother who adored all children and was a beloved babysitter for many families throughout the years. Her free time was spent doing puzzles, sewing and baking her famous cookies. Jean was happiest spending time with her family and she understood that the simple things in life were the most important. She enjoyed watching the changes of seasons through her front window and sitting on her porch in the warm weather. The Serafin family wishes to thank all her wonderful caregivers, her hospice nurse Anne, and the staff at St. Benedict Manor. All services will be held privately. Committal, St. Benedict Cemetery. Moriconi Funeral Home, Inc., Northern Cambria in charge of arrangements.
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