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Cathy J. (McKenzie) Aubrey, of Youngstown, died on Saturday, February 25, 2017 in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. She was 69. She was born in Niagara Falls, New York, the daughter of Jane (LeBar) McKenzie Croft of Youngstown and the late Roland McKenzie. She attended local schools and was a graduate of the former LaSalle Senior High School, Class of 1966.
On July 8, 1967, she married Curtis M. Aubrey in Niagara Falls. They celebrated 49 years of marriage. She and her husband are long time members of the First United Methodist Church of Niagara Falls and were members of its former Sheley Class. Cathy was a life member of Beta Sigma Phi, an international Women's organization, holding its highest degree of Torchbearer.
She worked as a Director of Pre School for Children of Niagara, retiring in 2002.
In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by two daughters, Renee L. Ogden of Niagara Falls, Kari A.(David, DDS) Bonnevie of Lewiston; siblings, Linda J. (Richard Campigotto) Gromoll of Largo, FL, Gail (John Bahan) Stott of Largo, Michael (Susan) Croft of East Aurora, Debbie (Marlowe) Beis of Grand Island, Nancy Heffron, Kevin Croft of Buffalo; grandchildren, Zachary, Samantha and Michael Ogden; step-grandchildren, Phillip (Danielle, MD) Bonnevie;, Julie (Christopher) Scott, and Michele (William) Vaughn DDS; seven step-great-grandchildren,; many nieces and nephews. In addition to her father, she was predeceased by her stepfather, John Croft.
Friends may call Tuesday after 3 PM in the LANE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8622 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls, where Pastor Jean Edmister will conduct services following the visitation at 7 PM.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the First United Methodist Church.
Published on February 26, 2017
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