Catherine Sorber


Catherine E. (Smith) Sorber died Feb. 14, at Merry Heart at Boonton Twp. She was 95.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., she had lived in Boonton for 70 years.

Sorber worked for a time at vanRaalte Hosiery Co. in Boonton, then as a bank clerk with Citizens First National Bank, also in Boonton, for 10 years before retiring in 1975.


She is survived by her son, David R. and his wife, Donna, of Lake Hopatcong; her daughter, Joyce L. Yukna of Brandon, Vt.; her sister, Jean Smith of Wilkes-Barre, Pa.; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Rowland, in 1993; and a beloved granddaughter, Melissa Sorber, in 1994.

Her funeral was held at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, in Boonton with interment at Greenwood Cemetery, in Boonton. Arrangements were by the Mackey Funeral Home in Boonton. Memorial contributions in her name may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Tribute Program, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-1942.

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