First Posted: 9/26/2006


CATHERINE J. MACKEY, 85, died at 9 a.m. Sept. 23, 2006, at Lima Memorial Health System.

She was born Dec. 18, 1920, in Lima to Edward A. and Mae M. Criblez, Worrilow, who preceded her in death. In 1948, she married Alfred J. Mackey, who died in 2002.

Mrs. Mackey retired from St. John and Washington-McKinley elementary schools. She was a member of St. John Catholic Church, Lima. She was a member of the American Association of University Women, the Lima Senior Citizens and the Retired Teachers Association.

Survivors include two daughters, Susan C. (Jim) Mackey-Brennan of New York and Marilyn K. Mackey of Lima; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, James E. and Charles L. Worrilow.

Burial will be at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, D.C.

There will be no visitation.

Arrangements are by Siferd Funeral Home.

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