Catherine Altman

Obituary of Catherine Altman

Catherine J. (Hoch) Altman, 85, of Pottstown, PA passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Exeter Greens Rehabilitation Center.  She was the wife of the late John C. Altman who passed away in 2001.

Catherine was born July 25, 1931 in Pennsburg, PA. She was a daughter of the late Elmer Sr. and Elsie (Cressman) Hoch.

She is survived by:

One Son: Carl Altman and his wife, Wendy – Barto, PA

Two Daughters: Joanne Haupt – Douglassville, PA

                        Audrey Detwiler and her husband, Jim – Hereford, PA

Two Sisters: Edna Bloch and Mildred Berger

One Brother: Clyde Hoch

Seven Grandchildren: Michael, Chrissy, Timothy, Devan, Wendy, Peggy, and Lawrence Jr.

Ten Great-Grandchildren

In addition to her husband and parents she is predeceased by:

One Brother: Elmer Hoch, Jr.

A viewing will take place on Friday, July 21, 2017 from 10:30 – 11:00 am at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Funeral Service will follow at 11 am. Interment will take place after the service at Highland Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Exeter Greens Rehabilitation Center, 21 Fairlane Rd., Reading, PA 19606. Online condolences may be made to the family at