PIQUA — Kimberly A. Cathcart, 59, of Piqua, passed away at 11:44 a.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017, at the Ohio’s Hospice Unit of Upper Valley Medical Center. She was born Nov. 1, 1957, in Hamilton to Sue Ann (Keller) Lewis of Piqua, and the late Harvey Lewis. She married N. Alan Cathcart on March 17, 1983, in McCartyville, and he survives.
In addition to her mother and husband, she is survived by a son, Chase Cathcart of Dayton.
Kim was a 1975 graduate of Piqua Central High School and attended Sinclair College. She worked as a respiratory therapist before going to University of Dayton, where she earned her master’s degree in education. She later returned to Wright State University to obtain her degree as a registered nurse. She had worked at Piqua Memorial Medical Center and several hospitals in the Dayton area. Additionally, she was a clinical instructor for the nursing program at the Upper Valley Career Center for several years.
She was an active member of St. Mary Catholic Church, where she taught C.C.D. Classes, led Bible study groups, participated in the perpetual adoration at St. Clare Chapel and the traveling Mary Rosary program.
She loved her family and enjoyed camping, particularly in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. She will be deeply missed and remembered for her life of caring for others physically and spiritually.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at St. Mary Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. Thomas L. Bolte as the Celebrant. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home, where a prayer service will be conducted at 4 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church, 528 Broadway, Piqua, OH 45356 or Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County, Inc., P.O. Box 502, Troy, OH 45373.
Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.
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