Catherine Eileen Leaven

June 21, 1937August 2, 2018

Catherin Eileen Leaven, 81 years of age, of DeBary, died August 2, 2018, with her family by her side.

A memorial service was held on August 6th at Baldwin-Fairchild in Sanford, FL. Catherine was born on June 21, 1937, in Chicago to Agnus and Meade Clemente and was the youngest of five children. She is now reunited with her parents, three sisters: Dorothy, Patricia and Loretta, and her brother Edward.

Catherine was a devoted mother and grandmother. She loved tending her vegetable garden and sharing the harvest with her many friends and neighbors. When she wasn’t gardening, she worked as a para-legal in downtown Chicago for a private law firm and also for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Catherine is survived by her daughter, Catherine Lynn, her son, Steven, and grandchildren: Brittany and AJ Tagliareni.


  • Memorial Service Monday, August 6, 2018

Catherine Eileen Leaven

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Mary Hernandez

August 7, 2018

My deepest sympathies. I worked with Kay as a paralegal in downtown Chicago. She was the best. She always had me laughing. My memories of Kay will be kept close to my heart forever. Kay will be truly missed.