BARDSTOWN - Faust, Catherine Norris Hutchens, 91, passed away Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Windsor Gardens Nursing Home.
She was the adopted daughter of George L. and Regina Clark Norris and the widow of James A. Hutchens of Bardstown and Eugene "Gene" Faust of Louisville. She was born November 29, 1921 in Memphis, TN, was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church for 69 years, a member of St. Martha Church in Louisville for 18 years and a member of St. Joseph Church in Bardstown for two years. She earned her Diploma of Nursing at the old St. Joseph Infirmary in Louisville, class of 1943. She continued her education at Nazareth College, graduating in 1955. In 1967, she graduated from Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville and served in the Department of Human Resources until 1980. She worked at St. Anthony Hospital in the Oncology Department until her retirement in 1988.
She is survived by the Georgia Cecil family, the families of Joyce and Nellis Norris and Shirley and Freddy Newton and family, all of Bardstown.
A Mass of Christian burial will be Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Church with burial in Calvary Cemetery in Louisville. Reverend Ben Brown will be the celebrant. Visitation will be Monday, from 5-8 p.m. and Tuesday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Clark and Houghlin Funeral Home. A prayer service will be Monday at 6 p.m. conducted by Deacon Dick Walsh.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Thomas Church or the Nelson County Humane Society.