Catherine P. Gawne


Catherine P. Gawne of 505 E. Market St., Mercer, passed away suddenly due to cardiac arrest at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh. She was 67.
Mrs. Gawne was born Aug. 10, 1948, in Mercer to Norris Maun and Betty Cooper Maun.
She married Jerry A. Gawne Sr. on April 16, 1994.
Mrs. Gawne worked at Rudy and Sons Restaurant, Eat'n Park in Grove City and Sheetz.
She was a former member of Mercer United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Gawne is survived by: her husband, in Mercer; two children, Bill Priester and his wife Tammie in Mercer; and Becky wife of Mark Frey in Mercer; a stepson, Jerry A. Gawne Jr. and his wife Debra in Mercer; a stepdaughter, Amanda Priester in Fredonia; two grandchildren, Lucas Priester and Shayna Perrine, whom she reared; three brothers, Larry Maun and his wife Linda in Elkton, Md.; Frank Maun in Conneaut Lake; and Wally Maun and his wife Kathy in Greenville; 12 grandchildren; and 1 great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; a daughter, Veronica J. Priester; a son, Ronald "Chip" Priester Jr.; a brother, Robert "Bob" Hooks; and a sister, Patricia Harenchar.

Mrs. Jerry A Sr. (Catherine P.), 67, of 505 E. Market St., Mercer.
Calling hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday (4-3-16) in CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME, 144 S. Pitt St., Mercer.
Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday (4-4-16) in the funeral home with Dana Crocker, pastor of Mercer Community Nazarene Church, officiating.
Burial: Unity Cemetery, Lackawannock Township.
To plant a tree in memory of Catherine P. Gawne, please visit Tribute Store.
Published on April 1, 2016
Plant a tree in memory
of Catherine
Plant a tree

Obituary published in


Print Guestbook

A place to share condolences and memories.

Share your condolences and special memories.
The guestbook expires on June 30, 2016.

19 posts

Restore the guestbook to view the 19 more posts by family and friends, and share a memory or message of condolence of your own.