Catherine E. Hathaway
June 15, 1934 – December 25, 2018
Catherine Elizabeth Hathaway, A longtime resident of Jackson, went to be with the Lord on December 25, 2018, at the age of 84. She was preceded in death by her parents Leon and Eva Bayle, her beloved husband Clyde James Hathaway, daughter Faith Hathaway and son Larry Hathaway. She is survived by her nine children Nancy Austin, Joyce Hathaway, Barbara Hathaway, Sandra Hathaway, Dale Hathaway, Susan Hathaway, James (Tamara) Hathaway, Laurie (Gerald) Brown, and Anthony Hathaway, nineteen Grandchildren and twenty-nine Great Grandchildren and 1 Great -Great Grandchild. Catherine grew up in Cross Village, Michigan and had a great love of Lake Michigan. She loved to collect Petoskey stones and rocks of all kinds. She spent many hours wading in the water in search of beautiful stones. She also collected pinecones, shells, acorns, driftwood and had an overall love of nature. She loved butterflies, birds and flowers and loved to spend time planting in her flower garden. After Catherine raised her own children she was also a foster parent. Catherine loved to go to garage sales and antique shops and was always on the lookout for a lost penny. Per her wishes cremation has been chosen, a Mass of Christian Burial will be said on February 2, 2019 at 11:00 am at Our Lady of Fatima Church (913 Napoleon Rd., Michigan Center). She will be laid to rest next to her husband at Oak Grove Cemetery in Napoleon at a later date.