Katherine R . Sochor, 98, a lifelong resident of Center Township passed away, December 24, 2015 at Good Samaritan Hospice at Heritage Valley, Beaver.Born December 5, 1917, she was a daughter of the late Andrew J. and Anna R. (Kugle) Biskup.Mrs. Sochor was a retiree of Center Area Schools, a longtime member of the Center Twp. VFW Post #1821 and a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star and White Shrine. Following her retirement, she enjoyed traveling throughout the United States.She leaves three children: Andrew Sochor, Janet Berarducci and Thomas (Joyce) Sochor.Eight grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter in law, Gloria Sochor; a son in law, Wilbert Berarducci; a grandson, Bradley Sochor; two brothers: Louis and Stewart Biskup and a sister, Mary Cox.Private entombment at Woodland Cemetery Mausoleum, AliquippaFuneral arrangements under the direction of Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, Monaca.To share online condolences, get directions and other information, please visit simpsonfuneralhome.com.