WATERTOWN, NY — Catherine G. Grant, of Boyd Street, passed away June 23, 2019, at Hospice of Jefferson County, after a brief battle with cancer.
Cathy was the fifth child of George and Maria Patterson Gracey, born in Watertown. She graduated from General Brown High School and attended Mercy Hospital School of Nursing.
She worked at the Agricultural Insurance Company and Black Clawson Paper Machine Company. Cathy retired from Fort Drum in 2011 after 33 years of service as an information technology specialist.
Cathy enjoyed visiting the casinos, card making, gardening, horticulture, traveling, and visiting family in Idaho.
She was an active member of FEW (Federal Employed Women) organization.
Surviving are a son, Matthew (Margaret) Grant, Watertown; two daughters, Nicole (Barnie Jobson) Grant, Charleston, SC, and Alexandra (Monty) Prow, Meridian, ID; three sisters, Anna Huot, Ogdensburg, Dorothy ( John) Lehr, Watertown, Mary Tinney, Canandaigua; two brothers, James (Linda) Gracey, Doug and Judy Gracey, all of Dexter; six grandchildren, Daniel (Katelynn Shannon) Grant, Abby Prow, Elyse Prow, Cole Grant, Emerald Johnson and Jovan Johnson; a great grandson, Evan Grant; several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, a brother, Lawrence Gracey, and a granddaughter, Cierra Grant, who lived with her eight years, all died before her.
Cathy was very blessed with amazing lifelong friends, Ann Bezy, Joyce Pietroski, Terry Schneider and Barbara Giordanelli.
Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, at D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc.
A prayer service will be held 9:15 a.m. Friday, June 28, at the funeral home with a 10 a.m. funeral Mass at Holy Family Church with Rev. Jonas Tandayu officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital Foundation, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, who she had a great devotion to or to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, NY 13601.
Online condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com.