Kathleen A. BALL
FUNERAL HOME
Lombardo Funeral Home - Snyder Chapel
4614 Main St
Snyder, NY
BALL - Kathleen A. (nee Cozzocrea)
Of Snyder, entered into rest on November 25, 2021. Beloved wife of William J. Ball, Sr.; devoted mother of Katherine Ball (Nicholas), William (Krista) Ball, Nicholas Ball (Brittany) and Joseph Ball (Jessica); loving daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine Cozzocrea; dear sister of Theresa Cozzocrea, Joseph Cozzocrea and Jacqueline (Seamus) Shinners; also survived by several loving in-laws, nieces, nephews and friends. After graduating from D'Youville College with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, she embarked upon a remarkable career as a Clinical Nurse at Roswell Park and Kenmore Mercy, and Supervising Nurse at DeGraff Memorial Hospital and Nephrology Associates. While working professionally, she lovingly raised four children with her husband of 42 years, served as a community advocate, and was appointed to the Town of Amherst Board of Ethics. As a devout Catholic, she was a member of the Bereavement Committee at St. Francis of Assisi and a member of the Nurse Ministry and religious education instructor at St. Benedict's. She was a dear friend and neighbor to many, and a founding member of Shower Club. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Snyder Chapel) 4614 Main St. near Harlem Rd., on Wednesday from 4-8 PM, where prayers will be held Thursday morning at 8:30 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Saint Benedict Roman Catholic Church, 1317 Eggert Rd., Amherst at 9:30 AM. Donations in Kathleen's memory can be made to Hospice Buffalo. Condolences online at www.lombardofuneralhome.com


Published by Buffalo News on Nov. 28, 2021.
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Memories of Kathy's smile, happiness and loveable personality will never be forgotten.
David Weissman - High School Classmate
School
December 7, 2021
So saddened to hear of Kathy´s passing. She was the most kind and thoughtful woman. She is at peace now-God has a special place for her in heaven. Nicky, my whole family has been blessed to know her. All my love and prayers being sent.
Veronica Lesswing Griffiths
Friend
November 30, 2021
I am so saddened by the loss of this amazing woman. She crossed the paths of many through the years and always will be remembered with a warm spot in their heart and a smile. May God bless the family with only good memories when she comes to mind. I will see her in Heaven in the company of all the RNs she worked with and mentored. Rest in peace my friend.
Nancy L Symer-Gay
Work
November 29, 2021
We´ve been far away the last 14 years but you all were in our thoughts often. Kathy was such an amazing woman and mom. I´m privileged to have known her and your family. We all have such deep condolences for your whole family, she was sure special and full of love and happiness. God bless you all in dealing with this huge loss.
Gail and Paul Mendola (Alissa and Michael).
Family
November 29, 2021
Sending my deepest condolences to Kathy´s family. I worked many years under her at DMH, always so kind with empathy for all and great guidance for many.
Luanne Finiki
Work
November 28, 2021
Please accept are heartfelt condolences on your loss of Cathy. However, we all can draw strength for her ideals, passion, and love for her family, friends, and community. We all shall miss her dearly.
Dr and Mrs Alan Kuritzky
Friend
November 28, 2021
Our prayers are with your family at this trying time.
Chuck and Laura Sullivan
Friend
November 28, 2021
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