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Katherine M. (Deep) DrakeleyNovember 20, 1939 ~ December 17, 2017 (age 78)
Katherine M. Deep Drakeley
“Loving Wife and Sister”
Katherine M. Deep Drakeley, 78, of Washington passed away suddenly on Sunday December 17, 2017 in Canonsburg Hospital.
She was born November 20, 1939 in Canonsburg the daughter of Mike and Sarah Deep.
Crocheting and needlepointing and spending time with her dog “Rocky” often brought her greatest joy.
She was a graduate of Canonsburg High School Class of 1959.
Following high school, she took a job as a secretary for RCA Company and worked for the company for more than 20 years. Mrs. Drakeley was a licensed cosmetologist and enjoyed making people feel beautiful.
She was an avid Steelers fan and was very active in her church St. George Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral in Pittsburgh. Not much would happen in the church without her participation. On November 11, 1979 in St. George Antiochian Orthodax Cathedral in Pittsburgh, she married James R. Drakeley who survives.
Surviving are two sisters Michelle (Wally) Wilson of Cincinnatti, OH and Avigail Deep of Canonsburg and a brother Michael (Jean) Deep of Canonsburg. Also surviving are three step sons Jim (Carolyn) Drakeley of Dallas, TX, Thomas (Susan) Drakeley of Washington, and Joseph (Helen) Drakeley of Dallas, TX and numerous nieces, nephews and step grandchildren.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday in Mario L. DeAngelo Funeral Home at 194 East College Street in Canonsburg where funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday December 20, 2017 with Father Joshua Makoul as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. George’s Orthodox Cemetery in Bridgeville.
Memorial Contributions may be made to St. George Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral at 3400 Dawson Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15213.
A guestbook is available at www.deangelocare.com