Kathy Voight
1951 - 2020
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Kathy Marie Voight, 68, of Westminster, passed away peacefully on April 26, 2020 at Carroll Hospital Center. Kathy Marie Haifley was born on Thursday, September 6, 1951 to the late Richard Earl and Margaret Regina (Hess) Haifley. Kathy grew up in Carroll County and graduated in 1969 from Westminster High School. She went on to become a well-respected cosmetologist in Westminster for 30 years, as well as working at Barnes Service Center and the American Red Cross, before retiring in 2010. Kathy will be remembered most of all for her kind and giving spirit, always giving more of herself than she ever asked in return, especially if that meant countless hours of volunteer work or just making the time to talk to a friend. Throughout her life Kathy was never just a volunteer, but a tireless leader for youth programs such as the Westminster Jaycee's, Westminster Optimist Little League, school PTA, Cub Pack & Boy Scout Troop 393, St. Benjamin's Lutheran Church, and more. Above everything else Kathy fiercely loved her family. She married her husband Jay Cameron Voight on a rainy Preakness Saturday, May 16, 1981, in small wedding in her parents' back yard. That following year in July, their son, Timothy Cameron Voight, was born, and though she was reluctant to see her only child go to boot camp, Kathy was so incredibly proud when he joined the Navy after high school. Kathy's daily example of kindness and joy lives on through others, chiefly her grandchildren, whom she always said "she loved more than anything else in this world." She was so immensely proud of the enormous kindness and the spectacular artistic talent of her granddaughter Sophie; the gregarious charm and hugs of her grandson Thomas; and lastly the reserved sweetness and insightfulness of her grandson Cameron. In addition to her husband, son, and grandchildren, she is survived by daughter-in-law Anna-Marie Voight and her brother Jodie Haifley. She was predeceased by her brother Greg Haifley, and step-mom Eileen Campbell Haifley. Celebration of Life services will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to St. Benjamin's Lutheran Church at 700 Krider's Cemetery Road, Westminster, MD. 21158. Arrangements were made by Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services in Westminster.

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Published in Carroll County Times on Apr. 28, 2020.
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April 29, 2020
To Jay, Tim, and the rest of the family - I am deeply saddened and sorry for your loss. I knew Kathy as a wise, witty, and determined woman. Her guidance while we worked together at the American Red Cross helped to keep me grounded. Kathy was a dear friend, and the light of the world is diminished without her.
Michael Ravenscroft
April 29, 2020
Sorry to hear of your loss. She always had a smile on her face and brightened the day. I will always remember her cheerfulness. Remember that she is always with each and every one of you...watching over you.
Danielle
Coworker
April 29, 2020
So sorry for your loss.
Sandy and Bob Kennedy
April 29, 2020
Jay and family I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Kathy and she always had a smile on her face.
Betty Skahill
Coworker
April 29, 2020
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Cindy Smith
April 28, 2020
Jay: I am so sorry for your loss. May God send you and your family peace at this time.
Sharon Maloon
April 28, 2020
Rest in paradise Ms Cathy such a kind soul will be remembered fondly
Yolanda
Coworker
April 28, 2020
I visited with Kathy at Hanover Hall right before it went on lockdown.She was the same sweetheart that she always was at the Red Cross. We shared lots of memories and she was so grateful for the staff at Hanover.She said she was working on walking so she could get home. This breaks my heart.Prayers to her family. I'm sure she's in heaven enjoying chats with Miss Shirley. You will ne greatly missed Kathy.
Pam Alban
Coworker
April 28, 2020
Jay, I am so sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to you and your family.
Kathy Joy
Coworker
April 28, 2020
Jay and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. Ms.Kathy was a wonderful woman and friend. she will truly be missed by all those who knew her. RIP
tracie ingle
April 28, 2020
Jay,
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your dear wife. Although I did not know her personally, I feel that if you loved her, she must have been a special and wonderful person. Please know that I feel for you at this time of saddness.
Joseph Dragan
April 28, 2020
Jay, I'm so sorry to learn of Kathy's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Betty Ridinger-Cool
April 28, 2020
Jay, So sorry to hear of Kathy's passing. May the Lord bless you and your family during this time.
Stephen Ford
April 28, 2020
Jay and family I am so sorry for this tremendous loss. Thank you for all did for Troop 2007. We are here if you need us. Much love, Jen, Teddy, Chris, Emily and Nicholas Buck
April 28, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Scott Robinson
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