Catherine M. "Cathy" Scharding

Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | February 25, 2024

Catherine M. “Cathy” Scharding, age 65, of Duquesne, passed away on February 23, 2024, in UPMC Presbyterian. Born in Pittsburgh on April 17, 1958, she was the daughter of Donald and Eva (Noll) Scharding. 

She was a retired paralegal and was Catholic by faith. She earned a B.S. in Finance from Washington and Jefferson College and a paralegal degree from Duquesne University.  Catherine was a community activist-zealous about keeping her neighborhood clean and safe. 

She is the sister of Sarah “Sally” (David Horne) Scharding of Bethel Park, Albert (Elizabeth) Scharding of Munhall and Andrew Scharding of Duquesne; and aunt of Amber Scharding, Thomas Scharding, Samantha Horne and the late Sandra Scharding. She is also survived by cousins.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 29, 2024, from 4-8 p.m., at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 15110, 412-466-3300, WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER, SUPERVISOR, WILLIAM BRIAN SCHLEIFER, FUNERAL DIRECTOR. A Blessing Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday, March 1, 2024, at 10:00 a.m., with Pastor Seth Booher, officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray, PA.

Originally published February 25, 2024.

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