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Cathleen "Cathy" Carpenter, age 78, of Meadville, PA passed away on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Wesbury United Methodist Community, following a lengthy illness. Cathy was born on May 14, 1939 in Cambridge Springs, PA, the daughter of the late William Houy and Myrtle Howey Houy.
Cathy was a 1956 graduate of the former Townville High School. She had worked for National Teltronics, in Meadville. She moved to Florida in 1988 where she lived until recent years. While in Florida, she worked at McDonald Douglass. She enjoyed daily walks, loved spending time working in her yard and spending time with her family.
Cathy is survived by her two sons: James D. Worley Jr. and his wife Carla of Peoria, AZ and Robert Worley and his wife Mary of Townville, PA, two daughters: Joanne Taylor and her husband Scott and Tricha Young and her husband Eric of Meadville, PA, eight grandchildren: Danielle Bell and her husband David of Surprise, AZ, Allyse Worley of Peoria, AZ, Mitchell Worley of Townville, PA, Rebecca Worley of Townville, PA, Cathy Moyer of Titusville, PA, Jamie McNamara and her husband Tom of Saegertown, PA, Jason Gregor of Charlotte, NC, Rachael Geiger and her husband Mark of Boston, MA, six great-grandchildren, three brothers: Ross and his wife Romona Houy of Fulton, Indiana, Ted Houy and his wife Betty of Fayetteville, AR, Bill Houy and his wife Ilona of Glendale, AZ, four sisters: Lorraine Waida of Yorktown, VA, Juanita Prior and her husband Jay of Peoria, AZ, Deloros Houy of Saegertown, PA and Koreen Duda of Cambridge Springs, PA. She is further survived by nieces and nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents, Cathleen was preceded in death by two brothers: Clifford Houy and Richard (Dick) Houy and a sister: Bonnie Turner.
In honor of her wishes, there will be no calling hours. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Please sign Cathleen's online guestbook at hatheway-tedesco.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hatheway-Tedesco Funeral Home & Crematory, 614 Baldwin Street, Meadville, PA 16335.
Published on June 9, 2017
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