BARBERTON, Ohio —
Catherine (Cathy) Aileen Shaw Lucas Reilly, 53, of Barberton, Ohio, passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at Windsong Rehab and Nursing Facility in Fairlawn, Ohio, after fighting a courageous battle of a severe stroke.
Cathy was born in Meadville on July 20, 1960, a daughter to Barbara and the late Floyd Shaw. On Aug. 19, 2006, Cathy married Michael Reilly, who survives.
Cathy graduated from Saegertown High School in 1979. She also attended Conneaut Lake High School until 1978. Cathy had been a certified nursing assistant for 25 years. She worked at the former Springs Manor, where she was also an activity assistant. She also worked in a nursing facility in Ohio.
Cathy enjoyed such things as doing crafts, baking, cooking and most of all, spending time with her family, friends and especially, her two dogs, Babee and Daizee Mae, whom she considered her kids.
In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by her sisters, Donna Worley of Saegertown, Susan Shaw of Saegertown and her boyfriend, Nick Tanner of Springboro; her mother-in-law, Sylvia Riley; sister-in-law, Debbie Shell; brother-in-law, Hayden Cochran; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and countless friends.
Cathy was preceded in death, in addition to her father, by her brother-in-law, Paul Worley; a nephew, Daniel Worley; her maternal grandparents, Robert Barclay and Ocie Pardee; and paternal grandparents, Floyd Sr. and Grace Shaw.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at First Church of God in Cambridge Springs, 634 Venango Ave.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Adams-Mason Crematorium, 791 E. Market St., Akron, Ohio 44305, for Cathy Lucas-Reilly, to help with funeral expenses.