Obituary of Catherine Higgins
Catherine Theresa Higgins (nee Maloney) born in New York City on Dec. 16, 1923, passed away peacefully on August 21, 2017. She was 93.
Catherine joins her husband Bob and her siblings, already in Heaven: Margaret, Theresa, Jack, and Anna-May. She is survived by her brother Paul, her loving children: Robert (Susan), Mary (Gerard), Loretta (Hal), John, William (Eileen), Joe (Sheila), Dennis (Marguerite), Kevin (Rita), Catherine and Susan, 23 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
She spent 70 plus years in Brooklyn devoting her time to raising her children while being successful in her 26-year career with the New York Telephone company. She retired in 1986 and then travelled the world experiencing so many wonderful adventures in the United States asa well as in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific, Mexico, and the Caribbean. She was indeed a woman, who in her words “did it all.”
Catherine moved to New Hope, Pennsylvania in 1996 where she continued her travels and was actively involved in the lives of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Catherine will never be forgotten and will always be remembered with great love by her family, friends, and all who knew her.
Reposing Friday 2 to 5 and 7 to 9:00 PM. Internment will take place Saturday in St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY, Funeral Procession will form at 9:45AM for a 10AM Leave.
In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to one of her favorite charities: St jude Children’s Research Hospital www.stjude.org or the Eternal World Network www.ewtn.com
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