Catherine Marie (Swinford) Haney

Born: Sun., Jul. 30, 1944
Died: Sun., Sep. 9, 2018


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Sep. 11, 2018
Location: Equality Location

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Sep. 12, 2018
Location: Equality Location

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Catherine Marie Haney, 74, of Harrisburg, Ill., after a courageous battle with cancer passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at the Harrisburg Medical Center.  She was born on July 30, 1944 in Golconda, the daughter of the late James Lawrence and Ruby (Schnake) Swinford.  Catherine married James E. Haney on the 3rd of December 1966.  For twenty-five years she worked for Walmart in the fabric section of the store.  After her years at Walmart she owned and operated along with her sister, Shirley, the Catherine’s Fabric Shop in Harrisburg for seven years.  Also she was a member of the Saline Ridge Baptist Church near Harrisburg.  She is survived by her loving husband, Jim Haney of Harrisburg; her son, Tim Haney also of Harrisburg; two sisters, Shirley and Doug Blackman of Stonefort, Lucille and Rue Berger of Golconda; and several special friends including Jean Price.  Catherine was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Romana Kazienko and Mary Jones Beal; three brothers, James and J.D. Swinford and infant brother, James Jesse Swinford.  Visitation for Catherine will be held on Tuesday, September 11th from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Vickery Funeral Chapel in Equality. Funeral will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, September 12th at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dave Miller officiating.  Burial will be at the Sunset Lawn Cemetery in Harrisburg.  

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Allison Wilson
   Posted Mon September 10, 2018
Tim, I am so sorry to hear about your mom. She was always smiling and had such a wonderful personality. My sympathy to you and your family.

Judy Williams
   Posted Mon September 10, 2018
Catherine was a sweet lady and she will be missed by all who knew her. As a former co-worker she always had a smile for all and a good heart.. Prayers for all the family .

Judy Williams

Amy Wallace
   Posted Tue September 11, 2018
I loved going in the fabric store and visiting with Catherine and Shirley. They were such fun! She was a great lady and will be missed.

Jennie Holmes
   Posted Tue September 11, 2018
Thoughts and Prayers for Catherine family and loved ones....I remember her from Walmart when I was employed as well....She was a very sweet lady and am saddened by her passing....

Reda Fitts
   Posted Wed September 12, 2018
I was so sorry to hear of Catherine's passing. She was a very sweet lady and I always loved her. My thoughts and prayers are with her family at this time.

Jennifer McConnell
   Posted Thu September 13, 2018
Jim, Tim, and Shirley,
Catherine was one of the sweetest and greatest friend my mother, Betty Klope, had. I feel blessed she was a good friend to mom. Jim, Tim and Shirley, I’m sorry of Catherine’s passing. Heaven has gained a wonderful lady. I pray that the Lord will wrap his arms around you all.

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