Catherine Besse Elzey

  • "I will miss Aunt Cathy a lot. My deepest sympathy to you..."
    - Anitra Ott
  • "Our heart felt thoughts and prayers for the entire Besse..."
    - The Wright's
  • "Prayers for comfort to the entire Besse family. Remember..."
    - Faye Gullett
  • "Mary, so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all at this..."
    - Una O'Rorke
  • "So sorry to learn of Cathy's passing. I worked with her..."
    - Sheri Meredith

Elzey, Catherine Besse,

57, left this world today after a long fight with cancer.

She was a life long member of St. Athanasius Church, retired from Walgreen's Drug Store with 28 years service and enjoyed a short employment with RX Crossroads. She was a 1975 graduate of Moore High School.

She leaves behind husband, Roy A. Elzey; son, John D. Elzy of Louisville;daughter, Mary Ann Dripps(David) of Belfast, Northern Ireland;sisters, Margret Geiger of Benbrook,Tx, Mary Jo Church of Mt.Washington, KY, Ida Anne Wright of CA, and Deloris "DeeDee" Wooldridge of Louisville; brothers, Charles Arthur Besse Jr. of Miamisburg, OH, Michael Besse of Madison, IN, Jerome Besse of Lebanon Junction,KY, Louis Besse of Batesburg, SC, Bernard Besse and John Besse of Louisville; grandson, William Dripps; and many loving nieces and nephews.

Her funeral is 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthanasius Catholic Church, 5915 Outer Loop with burial in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at Fern Creek Funeral Home, 5406 Bardstown Road.

Memorial gifts: Hosparus.


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Published in The Courier-Journal on July 22, 2014
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