Catherine M. Hill
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Catherine M. Hill, 77, of Forrest St., Utica, passed away at her home on February 19, 2013. Kay was born in County Meath, Ireland, on January 13, 1936, the daughter of Peter and Margaret McDonagh. She was raised and educated in Ireland. Kay later moved to Canada, where she married Bernard A. Hill on July 23, 1966. Bernie passed away in 2011. After moving to Utica, for a number of years, she was employed at Special Metals in New Hartford. Kay had previously been employed with General Electric, Utica. She was also the owner-operator of McDonagh-Hill School of Irish Dance. Kay was a member of St. Joseph-St. Patrick Church, Utica, the Moose Lodge, the Elks Club and the Eagles, all of Utica. Catherine is survived by one stepson, Patrick Hill, FL; two sisters, Eileen Blessing, Ireland, and Ann Griffin, England; and four brothers, Stephen, Patrick, Joseph and Michael McDonagh, all of England. She also leaves forty-eight nieces, nephews and grand-nieces and nephews, and several cousins. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by two stepsons, Jeff and Andrew Hill; one sister, Mary Sullivan; and five brothers, John, Thomas, Colin, Martin and Peter McDonagh. Mrs. Hill's funeral service will be held on Monday, February 25, 2013, at 10:15 from the Heintz Funeral Home, 1517 Whitesboro St., Utica, and at 11:00 from St. Joseph-St. Patrick Church. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are Sunday from 2-4. Those so wishing may make donations in Kay's memory to a
. Online messages of sympathy may be made at: www.heintzfuneralservice.net
Published in The Observer-Dispatch from Feb. 21 to Feb. 22, 2013