Catherine A. “Casey” Zagar, 88 of Monaca passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2022.
Born and raised in West Aliquippa, she was a daughter of the late Anton and Mary (Padavich) Zagar.
Casey attended St Joseph School, West Aliquippa and was a graduate of St Veronica High School, Ambridge. Following graduation, she moved to Maryland and had a long and successful career with Geico Insurance Company (Government Employee Insurance Company) which is the second largest auto insurance company in the United States. During her retirement years, she wanted to be closer to family and return to Beaver County and make her home in Monaca. For the past year, Casey has been under the care of Franciscan Manor. She was a longtime member of Mary, Queen of Saints Parish, (St. John the Baptist Catholic Church), Monaca and the Confraternity of Christian Mothers.
The last of her immediate family, Casey was preceded in death by her parents and eight siblings: Sister Mary Elizabeth Zagar, Mary Glass, Theresa Petures, Rose Stucker, John T. Zagar, Lawrence Zagar, Anthony Zagar and William Zagar.
She leaves several nieces and nephews: Patty Yarosz, Rosemary (Joe) O’Neill, Larry (Angela) Glass, Kevin (Brenda) Glass, Dana (Robert) Vaughn, Mary Kay (Joe) Vargo, John (Cindy) Petures, Diane (Daniel) Tepovich, Mary Elizabeth (Mark) Glynn, Terry (Donna) Zagar, Evelyn (Roger) Logan, and Michael Zagar and numerous great nieces and great nephews.
Friends will be received on Thursday, September 22nd from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at Simpson Funeral and Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca, PA where prayers will be offered on Friday at 9:30 am followed by a mass of Christian Burial at 10 am at St John the Baptist Catholic Church, 15th and Pennsylvania Avenue, Monaca. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.
The family has requested memorial contributions may be made, if desired in Catherine’s memory to St John the Baptist Catholic Church.
To share online condolences, view her video tribute, get directions and other information, please visit Casey’s permanent memorial at simpsonfuneralhome.com.