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Catherine Victoria DeHaven

September 20, 1925October 10, 2020

Catherine Victoria DeHaven, 95, of Harrisonburg went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at Sentara RMH Medical Center.

She was born on September 20, 1925 in Gainesboro, VA and was the daughter of the late Walter L. and Effie Salina DeHaven.

Catherine attended the Virginia School for Deaf and Blind and graduated from Philadelphia School for Deaf and Blind, in Pennsylvania. She was employed with the IRS in Washington, DC and retired after 35 years of service. After retiring, she moved to Harrisonburg, she was a member of the Ray of Hope Church.

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family and is survived by numerous nieces and nephews including a special niece, Josephine Meekins and husband, Nelson; and longtime friends, Betty and Jerry Hale, with whom she lived since 2013.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.

Friends may pay their respects from 2-7 pm, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg.

Funeral service will be held 11 am, Thursday, October 15, 2020 at the funeral home, with Pastor Jimmy Kite and Pastor Bill Marion officiating. Burial will be in Woodbine Cemetery.

Due to Covid-19, please follow current CDC guidelines.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of choice.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.lindseyharrisonburg.com.


  • Numerous, Nieces & Nephews
  • Josephine Meekins & husband Nelson, A Special Niece
  • Betty& Jerry Hale, Longtime Friends
  • Effie Salina DeHaven, Mother (deceased)
  • Walter L. DeHaven, Father (deceased)
  • Three, Brothers (deceased)
  • Two, Sisters (deceased)

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  • Family & Friends May Pay Their Respects

    Wednesday, October 14, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, October 15, 2020


Catherine Victoria DeHaven

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miranda deavers robertson

October 21, 2020

So hard to see this and believe it. I took care of Ms Dehaven several times. God rest her soul. Bless her family


October 14, 2020

Aunt Catherine has always been an important part of my life. I will forever cherish our talks, especially about the Lord. She always had a genuine interest in how our family was doing. You could always count on her for a kind word and a warm smile. Our family will truly miss her.

Elaine & Don Flanary & Family

Robin Spurrier

October 14, 2020

With deepest sympathy. Aunt Catherine was such a sweet and loving lady. She will be greatly missed.

Robin and John Spurrier


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