|Birth: ||Sep. 12, 1914|
|Death: ||Oct. 25, 2008|
Sept. 12, 1914 - Oct. 25, 2008
MANSFIELD - Catherine A. Dorsey, 94, of Mansfield died Saturday, October 25, 2008 at her home.
Kate was born on September 12, 1914 in Norwalk, Ohio to John and Isabella Stieber Boose.
She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church where she was a Stephen Minister. Kate was also a member of the Catholic Ladies of Columbia, Catholic Newcomers and the Rosary and Altar Society. She was also inducted into the St. Peter's Hall of Fame. Kate worked for many years to better the lives of others as a social worker through organizations such as St. Vincent DePaul, Hospital Bureau, S.N. and Ada Ford Foundation, Vision Aid thru United Way and the Red Cross. Kate was also an avid blood donor since 1940 and had donated more that 13 gallons of blood.
Kate was a "Waterford Princess" in the Mansfield 2006 Miss Ohio Parade and she was honored by the Mansfield Business and Professional Women's Organization as Senior Citizen of the Year.
Surviving Kate are her daughters, Janis M (James) Kowalski and Catherine A (Andy) Chinni; a foster son, William (Pat) Wells; 22 grandchildren; numerous great and great-great grandchildren; two daughters-in-law, Norma Dorsey and Suzanne Anstaett; three sisters-in-law, beloved nieces and nephews and many dear friends.
Kate was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas M. Dorsey; sons, Thomas J. Dorsey, Richard V. Dorsey; four grandchildren, Steven Dorsey, Christopher, Thomas and Kenneth Chinni.
Friends may call at Herlihy-Chambers Funeral Home, 173 Park Ave. West, on Wednesday from 2 to 4pm and 6 to 8pm with a vigil service to be held at 6pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30am Thursday at St. Peter's Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Mansfield Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter's Church, Catholic Charities or Med Central Hospice.
John Joseph Boose (1885 - 1962)
Isabella Victoria Stieber Boose (1887 - 1956)
Thomas Morse Dorsey (1913 - 1990)*
Thomas John Dorsey (1933 - 1989)*
Richard Vincent Dorsey (1934 - 1972)*
Mansfield Catholic Cemetery
Plot: Section 55, Lot 21
Maintained by: Oakblossom
Originally Created by: Bill Miller
Record added: Oct 28, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30935126