Catherine E. Botty 1923-2018

WARREN — Catherine Elizabeth Botty, 94, of Warren, passed away peacefully 9:50 p.m. Wednesday, Feb.7, 2018, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center, following a short illness.

She was born Nov. 10, 1923, in Sharon, Pa., the daughter of the late Pasquale and Francesca Donatelli Ischo.

A Warren area resident for over 50 years, she was employed by Packard Electric for 23 years, retiring in 1983. Since 2003, she had been employed by the medical office of Dr. Michael Snitzer in Howland.

Kay enjoyed reading, working puzzles, gambling trips and most of all watching her beloved Cleveland Indians. She was a longtime member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish and had traveled the world with her sister, Rosie, and was baptized in the river Jordan.

Her husband, Joseph, whom she married June 23, 1951, preceded her in death Oct. 23, 1982. She also was preceded in death by four brothers; two sisters; and a great-granddaughter, Lili.

Kay will be deeply missed by her daughters, Dorothy (Thomas) Chaya of Sharon, Pa. and Mary Storey of Niles; four grandchildren, Mary (Clyde) Hawthorne of Akron, Thomas (Ronda) Chaya of Akron, Lt. Cmdr. Christopher (Julie) Storey of Greensboro, N.C. and Daniel (Liz) Storey of Akron; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at Lane Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel. The Rev. Craig McHenry will celebrate a memorial Mass 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, St. James Parish worship site. Interment will be in All Souls Cemetery, Bazetta.

The family suggests material contributions be made to Kidspath Hospice in memory of Lili Storey, 2200 Summit Ave., Greensboro, NC 27405 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38501.

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