Catherine Marie Savani, 93, of North Huntingdon, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018.
She was born May 10, 1924 in West Mifflin, PA, daughter of the late William Henry and Gertrude Marie (Hartig) Ruffing. Catherine was employed by CG Murphy Company, Christy Park, McKeesport. She was a member of St. Agnes Parish, St. Agnes Adult Choir, CD of A (Court Bishop Connare 1853), Catholic Daughters, Herminie Harmoneers and AARP Chapter 3221 Circleville. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jacob V. Savani; daughter, Davida Ann Savani; brothers, William A. Ruffing, David J. Ruffing; and sister, Olive E. Ruffing. She is survived by her sons, Jacob W. Savani and his wife, Janet, David J. Savani and his wife, Debbie, Adrian A. Savani; eight grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Tuesday from 2-6 p.m. A memorial mass will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association or St. Agnes Adult Choir. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.
Originally published March 04, 2018.