GRIESE, Catherine "Cathy"
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Catherine Jane Griese passed peacefully on November 16, 2012 surrounded by family and close friends. Cathy was born in Ottawa on September 30, 1955 to the late Isabel and Arthur Taylor-Cheesman. Beloved wife to Rick Griese for 28 years. Daughter-in-law to Gilbert and Beryl Griese. Survived by her brothers David Cheesman (Claudette), Bruce Cheesman (Judy) and sister Liz Hennessey (Pat). Sister-in-law to Steve Griese (Sandra). Loving aunt to many special nieces and nephews and her late nephew Seumus Hennessey. Cathy was a generous soul who was caring and special to everyone. She could always be found on the trail of life with her dogs at her side. Many thanks to the team 6SW General Hospital for their care and compassion. Family will receive friends on Saturday, November 24th at the Pinecrest Visitation Centre (2500 Baseline Road, Ottawa) from 1 p.m. until the time of the celebration of Cathy's life to be held in the Pinecrest Chapel at 2 p.m. Donations to the Ottawa Humane Society are appreciated.
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Published in The Ottawa Citizen from Nov. 20 to Nov. 22, 2012