Catherine A. Straus, formerly of Gettysburg, died Sunday morning, Sept. 22, 2019, at the Cross Keys Village, New Oxford.

Born in Hazelton, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Gus and Elsie Malesky. She was the wife of the late Anthony Straus who died March 4, 2014.

Catherine is survived by her daughter Suzanne Straus of Arlington, Va.; her grandson Matthew Straus of Arlington, Va.; her niece Mary Ellen Lewis and her husband Charles; and her nephew Jimmy Vilushis and his wife Paula. She was preceded in death by her sister Helen Vilushis.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 25 W. High St., Gettysburg.

The Monahan Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

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