A Mass of Resurrection for Catherine M. Bodway, 85, of State Highway 420, Massena, will be held on Saturday June 19, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Massena. Friends and family may be received on Friday June 18, 2010 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Phillips Memorial Home, 64 Andrews St. Massena.
Catherine passed away on June 16, 2010 at Massena Memorial Hospital. Interment will be Calvary Cemetery, Massena.
Catherine is survived by a daughter and four sons, Cathy Richards of Massena, Frederick A. and Darlene of Lyndonville, Peter H. and wife Dale of Norfolk, Randy W. and wife Debra of Malone, and Robert J. and wife Marjorie of Malone; and 11grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by two brothers and three sisters, Henry in 1982, Bernard in 2005, Gertrude Sweeney in 2002, Irene Savoir and Dorothy in 1995; and two great grandchildren, twins Jesse and Joel in 1997.
Born December 14, 1924 in New York City she was the daughter of Ethel (Perry) and Patrick Sweeney. She married Antoine "Fred" A. Bodway on September 18, 1943 at Sacred Heart Church with Rev. Meachem Mr. Bodway predeceased her on March 14, 1993. She worked at Alcoa for a short time and at the Syracuse China in Syracuse, also volunteer work at St. Vincent De Paul Store. She attended high school.
At the family's request memorial contributions may be made to the Massena Humane Society. Online condolences may be made to www.phillipsmemorial.com. Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Phillips Memorial Home in Massena.