Catherine Ann Gaffney

Born: Wednesday, March 16, 1938
Passed: Thursday, October 12, 2017

Service:
10/16/2017 | 11:00 am -
St. Peter Cathedral 

Obituary

Catherine A. Gaffney, 79, of Rockford, passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2017. She was born on March 16, 1938, in New York City, NY, the daughter of Maurice V. and Marie (Cavanaugh) Canavan. Catherine married Michael A. Gaffney on June 14, 1958 in Rumson, New Jersey. He predeceased her on December 30, 2016. She was a member of St. Peter Cathedral Church.
She is survived by her children: Michael P. (Kim) Gaffney, Mary P. "Trish" (Joe Marconi) Gaffney, Ann M. (Doug) Miller, Francis W. "Ted" (Michelle) Gaffney, Timothy C. (Mary) Gaffney, and Kathleen L. "Muffin" (Jeff) Mott; 13 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild. Also predeceased by her parents; and brother, Denis Canavan.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 16, 2017 in St. Peter Cathedral, 1243 N. Church St., Rockford, with Rev. Father Carl Beekman officiating. The family prefers memorials to be made to St. Peter Cathedral School, 1231 N. Court St., Rockford, IL 61103.

Condolences & Shared Memories (3)

  1. ken and carol arvidson

    CATHY WAS A SPECIAL MOTHER; SHE TREASURED ALL OF YOU SO VERY MUCH, AND A WONDERFUL ROLE MODEL FOR EVERYONE WHO KNEW HER.

  2. Audrey Williams

    I am so sorry for your loss. My heartfelt sympathy to you all.

  3. Mike Bartel

    Mike, I was very sad to read about the passing of your Mom. You & your family have my deepest condolences & are my thoughts & prayers.