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Kathryn A. Waychoff

December 29, 1958 — January 9, 2019

Kathryn A. ‘Kathy” Waychoff of Houston passed away peacefully Wednesday January 9, 2019 in Donnell House Washington with her devoted family by her side, following an extended illness. She was born December 29, 1958 in Canonsburg a daughter of the late Andrew and Anna Marie Duke Hete Jr. Kathy was a graduate of Chartiers-Houston High School class of 1977 and was Catholic by faith. Prior to her retirement she had been employed as a nurse’s aide at Mayview State Hospital for many years. Kathy was loved and adored by her family and friends and enjoyed her special times with them and her dogs Chloe, Chase and Scooter. She was a surrogate mother and grandmother to many children who referred to her lovingly as “Mama Kath”. On July 12, 1980 she married Daryl “Ray” Waychoff her loving husband of 38 years. Also left behind to cherish her memory are her children Kasey Waychoff (Jay Walton) of Virginia Beach Virginia, Shanon Waychoff of Houston, Johnathon Waychoff of Lawrence, Shelby Durham (Michael) of Chickamauga Georgia and Cristopher Hete (Deidre) of Muse, 6 grandchildren, Bianca, Liam, Gabriel, Baily and Trinity and Blake a brother Andrew C. Hete of Hickory, sister in law Wendy Hete and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Deceased in addition to her parents is a brother Anthony John Hete. Kathy’s family would like to acknowledge and give a heartfelt thank you to the 6th floor staff of Washington Hospital for the kindness and fantastic care given to her during the trying last days of her life.

Friends and family are welcome from 10am until 2 pm Saturday January 12, 2019 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/ supervisor Darla Tripoli LFD 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 723-745-8120. A celebration of Life and fellowship will immediately follow at the Chartiers Hill United Presbyterian Church 2230 Washington Road Canonsburg. In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Kathy’s name may be made to Chartiers Hill United Presbyterian Church. Too view or extend condolences please visit

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