Catherine R. Hess

Catherine R. Hess

AGE: 89 • Formerly Millville

Catherine R. Hess, age 89, formerly of Millville, passed away Wednesday morning October 23, 2013. Born in Port Elizabeth, she had lived in Millville for 59 years, prior to moving to the NJ Veterans Home in Vineland. Catherine was a longtime employee at Wheaton Village. She liked to knit, crochet and watch the Philadelphia Phillies. She enjoyed the time she spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Catherine is survived by two sons, Pennington J. Hess and his wife Linda and Kurt C. Hess and his wife Katherine; five grandchildren, Alison Vinitsky and her husband Seth; Jen Powers and her husband Brian; Steven J. Hess; Alexander K. Hess and Caroline V. Hess; and four great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Pennington C. Hess, granddaughter Sara R. Hess and a brother, Frederick Rechsteiner.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the viewing and funeral service on Saturday, October 26, 2013, at the Barr Funeral Home, 2104 East Main Street, Millville. There will be a viewing from 9 AM until 11 AM Saturday followed by the funeral service 11 AM in the funeral home. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. The family requests in lieu of flowers donations be made in her memory to the International Rett Syndrome Foundation, P.O. Box 706143, Cincinnati, OH 45270-6143.

Funeral Home

Barr Funeral Home - Millville
2104 East Main Street Millville, NJ 08332

Published in The Daily Journal from Oct. 24 to Oct. 25, 2013