Behm Funeral Homes, Inc.

1477 Jefferson Rd, Jefferson, PA


Cathy Jean Ring

23 September , 19639 August , 2019

Cathy J. Ring, 55 of Waynesburg, died Friday, August 9, 2019 at home. She was born September 23, 1963 in Barnesville, OH a daughter of Dorothy May Ridgeway Whitacre of Graysville, OH and the late Lewis “Lynn” Whitacre. Cathy had worked at Kyowa America from 1992 to 2002 in a lead position at the plant. She loved her dogs and donated time and money to animal charities. Cathy particularly loved taking trips with her family to beach destinations. On February 13, 1982 she married Mitchell L. Ring Sr., who survives. Also surviving in addition to her husband and mother are two children, Amanda Ring Lavery and her husband JD; Mitchell L. Ring Jr. and his wife Megan; three grandchildren, Maura Everleigh Lavery, Emerson Matthew Ring and Ryleigh Elizabeth Ring; siblings, Shelia B Voight and her husband William of Graysville, OH, Lynette Cochran and her husband Tom of New Matamoras, OH, Carl F. Whitacre and his wife Kim of Graysville, OH and Cindy Lou Hendershot of Clarksburg, WV; and several nieces and nephews. Also surviving is her step-father, Thurman Ray Myers. Deceased, in addition to her father Lynn, is her father-in-law, Dwight G. Ring. Surviving is Dwight’s wife Wilma, who was of great support and comfort to Cathy and Mitch. They took many wonderful trips together. At the request of Cathy services are private. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Behm Funeral Home, 1477 Jefferson Rd., Jefferson, PA 15344, Gregory P. Rohanna, supervisor. Condolences may be expressed online at www.behm-funeralhomes.com.


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Cathy Jean Ring

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David Clingerman

17 August 2019

I worked with Cathy at Kyowa and always loved interacting with her. I didn't know her as well as I would have liked but I could tell that she was a special and caring person. I'm sorry that she has lost her battle and pray that she is at peace now. I'm thinking of her and her family and friends.

Alma Litton

15 August 2019

I'm so sorry, you all are in my thoughts and prayers

John and Kathy Fabin

11 August 2019

Our deepest sympathy to the family of Cathy Ring. May she rest in peace and no longer be suffering.