Cathern A. ‘Cathy’ Schurr, age 70 of Lima, died 4:35 p.m., Friday, April 1, 2011 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. She was born December 4, 1940. She is the daughter of Lawrence O. and Blanche C. Younger Avery. Both parents are deceased. She was formerly married to Harry Schurr who preceded her in death.
Survivors include 2 sons – Chris F. Schurr of Lafayette, Ohio; Brant A. (Kris) Schurr of Delaware, Ohio; 1 daughter – Lisa K. Swan of Pasadena, Maryland; a granddaughter – Taylor Schurr; special friends Barb Higbie, Joyce Woods, Sharon Griffith, and Marlene Gilman.
She had formerly worked in the Coffee Shop at West Gate Bowling Lanes. She was a fan of NASCAR and Kasey Kahne, her favorite. She was a Shawnee High School graduate; she had a passion for animals, and enjoyed reading. She was a member of the Home League of the Salvation Army and a former long time member of the Eagles #370 of Lima.
Memorial services will begin 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The Rev. Tom Wilson will officiate. Burial of the cremated remains will be at a later date in Woodlawn Cemetery, Lima.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to The American Cancer Society.
Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm