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WHALEYVILLE — Catharine Doty, 73, of Whaleyville and Forest Hill, Md., died Friday, July 13, 2012. She passed peacefully at her home in Whaleyville, surrounded by her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Douglas Doty; her daughters, Christina Gaskill and Carol Doty; her sister, Sally Walling; her brother, Tom Hilferty; her beloved grandchildren, Cara-Rae, Jessica, Jamie, Jeremiah, Jenna and Laura Grace, her great-grandson, Xavien, and her dear friend, Howard Downes.
She graduated from Towson High School in 1956. After 33 years of working at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, she retired in 2002 as chief accountant in the Dean's office. Her interests included gardening, traveling, reading and spending time with her family. She loved the water and spent many days on the beach in Ocean City, and Sand Pond, N.H. Kitty Lou was known for her loving kindness and extraordinary optimism.
A memorial service is being held Sunday at 3 p.m. on the lawn of her home in Whaleyville. Friends may arrive one hour prior to the service. Her ashes will be taken by her family to Sand Pond at a later date.
Published in The Daily Times on July 19, 2012