Collins, Catherine A.
Catherine A. Collins, a 38-year resident of Eastchester, NY, passed away September 2, 2013 after a three year long battle with ALS. Cathy was born February 14, 1945 in New York City to the late Helen and J. Donald Walsh, DDS. She grew up in Riverdale, NY, and graduated from Marymount College in Arlington, VA. Cathy worked for the Cancer Support Team, a Westchester non-profit, for nearly 20 years, retiring in 2010. Cathy is survived by her husband of 42 years, Stephen, her daughters Anne Collins Loos (James) and Kathryn Collins (Nicholas D'Ambrosio), her grandchildren Emma, Nathaniel, and Ryan, and her siblings J. Donald Walsh (Judy), Mary Jane Voute Arrigoni (Edward), Michael Walsh (Helen), and James Walsh (Lauren). Calling Hours at the Fred H. McGrath & Son Funeral Home, Bronxville between the hours of 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Wednesday. Mass of Christian Burial St. Joseph's Church, Bronxville, Thursday September 5 at 10 am. Interment to follow at Gate of Heaven, Hawthorne, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations in Cathy's memory may be made to the Cancer Support Team, 2900 Westchester Ave., Suite 103, Purchase, NY 10577.