Catherine M. Kimatu

Catherine M. Kimatu

Catherine M. Kimatu, age 34, of Bear, DE went home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 17, 2012. Cathy proudly served in the U.S. Army in Korea and Egypt and was highly decorated for her service. She worked for five years at the V.A. Medical Center as a registered nurse and previously at Salem Memorial Hospital. She enjoyed traveling, dancing, art, gardening, hiking and cooking. Her heart was full of love for her husband, son and her entire family.

Cathy is survived by her loving husband, Christopher Okoth; son, Eli Christopher Okoth; brothers, Don Bosco, Derrick, Kenneth and Charles Kimatu Maweu; sister, Philomena Sampson; parents, Simon Maweu Kimatu and Veronica Maweu; paternal grandparents, Pius and Monica Kimatu; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Robert Okoth and Sarah Okoth.

A visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, September 30, 2012 at Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Road, Newark, DE 19702 from 3pm-6pm and again on Monday, October 1st in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 345 Bear-Christiana Road, Bear, DE 19701 from 10am-12 noon. A Mass will begin at 12 noon followed by burial at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Bear. For directions and to express an online condolence, visit

Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home


Published in The News Journal on Sept. 28, 2012