Born December 2, 1955 in Carmi, Illinois she was a daughter of the late Alvin and Nellie Smith Matthews. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Delores Hyatt.
Cathy had graduated from Crossville High School in Illinois and received her Associates Degree from Kent State University. She was an RN and worked as a Nurse's Aide Instructor for Absolute Aide Training in Canton.
She was a member of Holmes United Methodist Church in New Philadelphia. She enjoyed the outdoors and the wildlife around her home, especially the hummingbirds in the spring and summer. Cathy loved to garden, growing a variety of flowers and vegetables, as well as, freezing and canning tomatoes, green beans, corn and potatoes that she grew for year-round use.
A very caring and giving person, Cathy will be sadly missed by her son, Joshua Michael Vosick of New Philadelphia; sister, Linda (Jerry) Jordan of Pana, IL; niece, Amy (Darrin) Duduit of Oconee, IL; companion, Darrell Troyer of New Philadelphia; best friend, Misty Schweitzer and her dogs, Scrappy, Espion and Gypsy.
Friends and family are invited to call in the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home and Crematory at Dover on Tuesday from 6-8 pm. Graveside services and burial will be in the Oconee Mound Cemetery at Oconee, IL. Those wishing to express their fondest memories of Cathy may do so by visiting the on line obituaries and flowers link on the funeral homes website.
The family would like to thank the Cleveland Clinic, Community Hospice, Park Village Health Care Center and the Schweitzer family for their wonderful care and support.
Memorial contributions may be made to Holmes United Methodist Church at PO Box 267 New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.
Toland-Herzig Funeral Home and Crematory at Dover