Catherine Schu

January 24, 2020


Catherine Schu, 100, of Haymarket Virginia, former Ashland resident, passed away Friday, January 24th, in Virginia.  Born in Ashland, March 8, 1919, she was the daughter of the late James and Mary Spahn Devine.  She completed her elementary education at the former St. Joseph’s Parochial School, Ashland.  Catherine was employed in the garment industry in Ashland until her retirement, and was a member of the former St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, now St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Ashland.

Preceding her in death were brothers:  James, Robert, and Wilfred Devine.


Daughter: Kathleen wife of Kyle Howell, Haymarket, VA

Grandson:  Brian Schneider and his wife Cynthia, Dumfries, VA

Granddaughter:  Amy wife of Clay Bergstrom, Charlotte, NC

Great Granddaughters:  Rachael and Megan Schneider, and Emily and Ella Bergstrom

A private graveside funeral service will be held in the New St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Ashland.

Visit  The Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of arrangements.





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