Catherine Calaway

Obituary of Catherine E. Calaway

Catherine “Cathy” E. (Young) Calaway ASHTABULA – Catherine “Cathy” Elaine (Young) Calaway, 46, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at Ashtabula County Medical Center surrounded by her loving family, after a short courageous battle with cancer. She was born October 23, 1963 in Ashtabula, the daughter of Denzil and Mabel (Hayes) Young, Sr., and had been a lifelong area resident. After graduation from Edgewood High School in 1982, she then graduated from the Cincinnati Business College in 1983. She began her career in the banking industry, starting with Key Bank, then Associates Financial. She was the manager for Ashtabula City Employees Federal Credit Union at the time of her death. She enjoyed creating scrapbooks for her daughter Phoebe, who was the love of her life. She loved to vacation, with Hawaii being her favorite destination, going to garage sales with her sister, brother and daughter and spending time with her family. Cathy will be remembered for the caring, compassionate wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend to whomever she met, a selfless person, always thinking and doing for others over herself, with a passionate desire to help those in need. She is survived by her husband Russel Calaway, whom she married July 21, 2006; her miracle daughter, Phoebe Luree both of Ashtabula; her parents, sister, Jeanette (Daniel) Lister of Geneva; brother, Denzil "Bob" Young, Jr., of Ashtabula; step-children, Tracy (Robert) Taylor, Jason (Christie Koski), and Ashley, all of Ashtabula; many aunts, uncles, cousins, step-grandchildren and step great-grandchildren, who will miss her dearly. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Gus & Jessie (Daniels) Hayes; paternal grandparents, Thomas & Phoebe Luree (Harmon) Young; step-daughter, Cynthia (Calaway) Davis; several aunts, uncles and cousins. A service will be held at 11 AM on Monday, April 19, 2010 at the Gateway Church, Austinburg Road, Ashtabula. The Rev. Don Hammer, Pastor will officiate. Burial will be in the Ridgeview Cemetery, Austinburg. Calling hours will be from 4PM until 8PM Sunday April 18, 2010 at the ZABACK-DUCRO FUNERAL HOME, 500 West Prospect Road, Ashtabula, Ohio. Contributions may be made to the family for her daughter, Phoebe or to the Hospice of the Western Reserve.
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