Cathy Diane Kennedy, age 56 of Lima, died at 4:10 a.m., Sunday, May 26, 2013 at Shawnee Manor. She was born September 4, 1956 in Lima, Ohio to Donald E. and A. Eileen Numbers Bowsher, Sr. Her father preceded her in death and her mother survives in Cridersville.
Mrs. Kennedy formerly worked as a credential coordinator with St. Rita’s Medical Center at Cornerstone. She had worked as a clerk with JC Penney, Lima, enjoyed shopping and cherished time spent with family.
Survivors also include a daughter – Amanda Dawn (Joseph) Laing of Columbus; a brother – Donald E. (Sherry) Bowsher, Jr. of Lima; 2 sisters –Jeanette K. (James) Bonsky of Masillion; Julie A. (Casey) Topping of Cridersville; 8 nieces and nephews; 11 great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a great niece Lillian Hope Topping.
Funeral services will begin 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Rev. Doug Adams will officiate. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home
and a hour prior to services Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio State Cancer Research, The James Development Office; 660 Ackerman Road; P.O. Box 183112; Columbus, OH 43218-3112
Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am