Katherine E. Berosky, 90, of Granite City, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2016, at Stearns Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Granite City.
Katherine was born July 24, 1925, in Scottsville, a daughter of the late Henry and Bertha (Ruhle) Converse.
On April 30, 1949, Katherine married John Berosky, the love of her life in Granite City, and John passed away May 4, 1994. Katherine was a faithful and dedicated member of Holy Family Catholic in Granite City. She was a proud homemaker who loved taking care of her family. Katherine worked as a volunteer and was a member of the Senior Circle at Gateway Medical Center, Granite City. She enjoyed line dancing with the Senior Circle. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially with her grandchildren, whom she adored. Katherine loved life, she loved to laugh, but most of all she loved her family and she was very proud of them. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
In addition to her parents and husband, Katherine was preceded in death by one son, Thomas Feeney; two brothers, Floyd and Farrell Converse; and by her son-in-law, Robert Yates.
She is survived by her loving children, Janice Yates of Granite City, Mary Willis of Glen Carbon, and John (Maureen) Berosky of St. Louis; dear sister, Kay Panus of St. Charles, Mo.; proud grandmother to Robin, David, Bobby, John, Brittany, Elizabeth, T.J., Chad and Josh; proud great-grandmother to six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; extended family and friends.
Visitation will be 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 21, 2016, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City.
In celebration of her life, a funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 21, 2016, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Granite City, with Father Jason Stone officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Hill Memorial Estates, Glen Carbon.
Memorial donations may be given to Holy Family Catholic Church and donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.irwinchapel.com.