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Catherine Simmers
(1921 - 2011)

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Name: Dr Catherine Simmers
Nick Name: Kitty
Maiden Name: Powell
Gender: Female
Age: 90 years old
Lived: Tuesday, 21 June 1921 - Wednesday, 7 September 2011

My Story

Dr. Catherine P. (Powell) Simmers, 91, passed away on September 7, 2011 while battling a bout of pneumonia.  Originally born in Waynesburg, Pa., Catherine graduated from Waynesburg University, and worked for the FBI during the second World War.  She  raised 3 children in Pa. and Ohio before returning to school for her PHd in Psychology at Case Western Reserve. She built a 25-year career as a  psychiatrist in New Jersey beginning in 1971.  Catherine enjoyed walking the beaches of Sandy Hook with her 7 grandchildren, and promoting Emily’s list for young women seeking public office.  Catherine is survived by her two sisters, Barbara (Powell) Stitt and Margaret (Peggy Powell) Murdock, her sons Mark (Seattle) and Doug (Massillon, Ohio),  her daughter Joyce Harrington (Seville, Ohio), seven grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren.  Funeral services and burial will be held at 12:00 PM on Saturday, Sept. 10, at Milliken and Throckmorton Funeral Homes in Waynesburg, Pa.  Catherine will be buried next to her beloved Mother and Father.

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Catherine and I went to see the movie "9-5 " together when Evan was a baby. After the movie ended, we had a long talk...
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Many years ago, Doug, Catherine, and I were driving to Denver airport for Catherine's flight home. We were running la...
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Mom had the wisdom of Solomon. When dishing out ice cream, one sibling got to dish it out, and the others got to cho...
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Mark was 4-5 years older then me, so I was jealous of all the things he got to do that I didn't . When my complaints...
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Mark was 4-5 years older then me, so I was jealous of all the things he got to do that I didn't . When my complaints...

Biography

Fathers Name: Edward
Mothers Name: Margaret
Spouse's Name: Harold
Children's Names: Mark, Doug, Joyce
Siblings Names: Barbara, Peggy
Country of Birth: USA
Country of Residence: USA
City of Residence: Wannesburg, Pa.- Red Bank, New Jersey
Marital Status: Divorced
Religion: Methodist

Interests

Favourite Sport: Basketball
Favourite Team: Celtics
Favourite Charity: Emily's list

Passing

Place of Passing: Medina, Ohio
Date of Passing: 7 September 2011
Cause of Passing: Pneumonia
Place of Burial: Waynesburg, Pa.
Funeral Director: Milliken and Throckmorton
Funeral Location: 197 N. Maiden St. Wanesburg, Pa.
Funeral Date: 10 September 2011
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