US Marine Corps

Catharine Anne Thaxter

August 13, 1935 ~ June 17, 2019 (age 83)


Catharine A. Thaxter

Williamson/ Middleport:  Entered into rest on June 17, 2019 at age 83.

Predeceased by her sister: June Humphrey and brother: Clayton Thaxter and son in law: Gordon Thiel.

Kay “Cat” was born on August 13, 1935 in Lockport, NY to the late Leslie and Octavia Thaxter.

Kay proudly served our country in the United States Marine Corps.  She had a passion to volunteer with the American Red Cross.  She served and assisted on disaster relief throughout the country.

Survived by her loving children:  Jeffrey (Mary) Renner, Ellen Thiel, and Amy (Jerry) Esch; grandchildren: Shelly (David) Shaeffer, Stacy (Khang) Thai, Hannah, Kristina, Olivia Renner, Jennifer (Joe) Weinschreider, Jeremy (Melissa) Thiel; great grandchildren: Renner, Sheldon, Isabella, Joseph, Julia, Madison, and Ethan; sisters: Mary Allen, Peg O’Shaughnessy, Sandra (Richard) Tripp; many extended family members and friends.

Calling Hours will be held on (Saturday) June 22, 2019 from 3pm -5pm followed by a Memorial Service at 5pm at Young Funeral Home, Williamson, NY.

In lieu of flowers, donations in loving memory of Kay can be made to: American Red Cross, Medina NY.

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Calling Hours
June 22, 2019

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Young Funeral Home
4025 West Main St., P.O Box 13
Williamson, NY 14589

Memorial Service
June 22, 2019

5:00 PM
Young Funeral Home
4025 West Main St., P.O Box 13
Williamson, NY 14589


American Red Cross
409 Main Street, Medina NY 14103
Tel: 1-585-318-4276

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