Christina McDermott
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Tuesday
4
February

Visitation at Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Stroyan Funeral Home
405 W. Harford Street
Milford, Pennsylvania, United States
Tuesday
4
February

Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Stroyan Funeral Home
405 W. Harford Street
Milford, Pennsylvania, United States
Wednesday
5
February

Mass

10:00 am
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
St. Vincent De Paul
101 St Vincent Dr.
Milford, Pennsylvania, United States

Final Resting Place

MacLennan Hall Crematorium
369 Route 6
Milford Twp., Pennsylvania, United States

Obituary of Christina J. McDermott

Christina J. McDermott (AKA “Mrs. Doubtfire”), of Shohola, PA passed away Friday, January 31, 2020 at her sister’s home in Milford, PA. She was 77 years old. Christine was born on March 19, 1942 in Glasgow, Scotland to the late James and Christina (Cairns) McDermott. She was predeceased by her husband Edward Fetter. Christina truly had a passion for life. She was always an independent free spirit, moving to America alone when she was just 18. She was a compassionate and caring woman who would do anything for those she loved. Christina spent her early twenties living in Brooklyn and operating a bar she owned in Astoria. She moved to Shohola after meeting her husband, Eddie. She spent 20 years working in customer service at the local Wal-Mart and cherished the friendships she made during her tenure. You could often find her singing some of her favorite songs behind the service desk. In her free time, she enjoyed caring for her cats, indoor and stray, as well as cruising to tropical destinations with her sister. She was known for her exceptional culinary as well as mixology skills and lived her life in search of the perfect Margarita. She has been described by her friends and family as both a “powerhouse” and a “force of nature” and will be missed by many. Survivors include her sister Catherine Hood and husband Kenneth; brother James McDermott and wife Margaret; sister-in-law Frances McDermott; niece Jamie Hood and her fiancé Brett Ast; brother in law, Paul Fetter and his 12 siblings; as well as many other beloved nieces and nephew. Her brother Michael McDermott preceded her in death. Friends may call at the Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 West Harford St., Milford, PA on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. a Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Vincent de Paul Church, Dingmans Township, PA on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 10 AM with Rev. John B. Boyle officiating. Cremation will be private at the convenience of the family at MacLennan Hall Crematorium, Milford, PA. Memorial donations may be made to the Pike County Humane Society, PO Box 255, Milford, PA 18337. Arrangements by Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 West Harford St., Milford, PA (www.stroyanfuneralhome.com).
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