Geraldine Louise Karaschak, 76, of Derry, died Sunday March 6, 2022 in Excela Latrobe Hospital. She was born June 18, 1945 in New Alexandria a daughter of the late Welty and Reba Mardis Newhouse.
Louise loved being with her grandchildren, playing Bingo and watching cooking shows and Littlle House on the Prairie.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a sister Elsie Smith, three brothers; Jimmy Eckenrod, Charles and Ronald Newhouse.
She is survived by her husband John W. Karaschak Sr., two sons; John W. Karaschak Jr. (Kelly) and Michael D. Karaschak (Stacey) all of Derry. Two daughters; Sherry Karaschak (Ed Sobinsky) of Hecla and Lori Bolen (Randy) of Bradenville. One brother Edwin Newhouse (Mary Jane) of Torrance, four sisters; Dorothy Riggle (Jim) of Avonmore, Brenda Reno (Tony) of Greensburg, Donna Dudley (Jesse) of Seger and Shirley Coulter of McKeesport. Six grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8pm in the McCabe Funeral Home, 300 W. Third Avenue, Derry where a service will be conducted Thursday at 11am. Interment will be made in Coles Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made to www.mccabefuneralhomespa.com.