Catherine Starkey

Catherine Rose Starkey, 82, passed away in Colonial Beach, Virginia on October 26, 2013.

Catherine was born In Cleveland, Ohio on December 24, 1930 to Charles and Veronica (Pilko) Pearson. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Herman, and sister and best friend, Audrey Malanowski.

Catherine is survived by daughters Genia (Robert) Friend of Merritt Island, Florida, Sheila Starkey of King George, Virginia, brothers Carl Pearson of Cleveland, Joseph Pearson of Spring Valley, California, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Herman and Catherine owned and ran two successful businesses in Mansfield and Ashland prior to moving to Lisbon in 1974. Catherine had an outgoing personality and was active in the community, enjoyed gardening, and loved to play bingo.

Catherine’s life will be celebrated with a Mass in St. Agatha’s Catholic Church, West Point, Ohio on a date yet to be determined.