Henderson, 61, of Butler, PA, Center Township died
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at Butler Memorial
Hospital in Butler, PA.
She was born February 16, 1959, in Newark, OH to
Charles and Rietta Henderson.
She attended primary and secondary school in
Granville, OH and high school in New Wilmington, PA.
After graduating from Wilmington Area High School in
1977, she worked as a welder for Wilmington Steel.
Katie returned to complete an Associate's Degree in
Biology at Penn State - Shenango while working at
Quest Diagnostics in Greentree as an instrument
analyst. She was qualified to operate most of the
testing instruments and was especially gifted at
troubleshooting malfunctions and solving problems.
She was skilled at woodworking and had a life-long
interest in hand-made wooden puzzles as well as
other puzzles and games of logic.
She is survived by her mother, Rietta Henderson; her
sister, Virginia Justiniano; four brothers, Larry,
Wayne, Craig and Keith Henderson and their families.
She was preceded in death by her father, Charles
There will not be a public visitation and the burial
in the Evans City Cemetery is private.
Memorials contributions may be made to Carnegie
Museum of Natural History, 4400 Forbes Avenue,
Pittsburgh, PA 15213.
Arrangements are being handled by Thompson-Miller
Funeral Home, 124 East North Street, Butler, PA