Catherine Herpy, 84, passed away peacefully with her daughters at her side on March 9, 2021 at ACMC.
Born December 31, 1936 in Ashtabula, daughter of Donald and Catherine (Hurley) Bolard.
Cathy was raised by her grandparents, Michael and Mary Hurley. Cathy graduated in 1955 from Edgewood High School and from Carnegie Institute in Cleveland in 1956. On May 10, 1958 she married Ronald Fred Herpy, and they had three children, Vicky, Lori, and Wayne.
Cathy’s employment included Dr. A. A. DeCato, school cafeteria worker, Stow-Away, Hotel Ashtabula, and Election Poll worker. Cathy was a Girl Scout Leader, a member of CCL and Happy Travelers, and Volunteer at ACMC. She loved attending all her family’s activities throughout the decades. Cathy was an avid Cleveland and Buckeye sports fan and enjoyed casino and bus trips.
Survivors include her daughters: Vickey Herpy and Lori (Jim) Mercilliott; daughter-in-law Chris (Mark) Severino; sister Barbara Hannam; grandchildren: Kayla (Ryan) Wilson, Kasi (Joe) Paulino, Corey Herpy- Severino and Trevor Herpy; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Fred and her son Wayne Herpy.
Funeral services will be held at Czup Funeral Home, 1329 Lake Avenue Ashtabula, Ohio on Saturday March 13, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Raymond Thomas officiating. Calling hours will be from 10:00-11:00 before the funeral. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Protective League 5970 Green Rd. Ashtabula, Ohio 44004.
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