Newton, Cathy L.
1960 - 2021
Cathy L. Newton, age 60, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 4, 2021, at Mt. Carmel Hospital in Grove City, Ohio. She was born at White Cross Hospital in Columbus, Ohio on October 27, 1960, to the late Norman James and Dorothy Mae Howard. She is survived by her siblings, Steve Howard, Ken Howard and Cindy Jo Howard; nieces and nephews, Catherine (Jason) Scritchfield, Kelsey Howard, and Nathan Howard; extended family including her aunts, uncles and cousins as well as many special friends who became a part of her family. She grew up in Grove City, Ohio and was a 1978 graduate of Grove City High School, where she emphasized secretarial and office studies and participated in track. Her first job, while still in high school, was with the Grove City Record newspaper. She attended Mount Vernon Nazarene College (University) Mount Vernon, Ohio for one year in 1978-79. She made her home in Marion, Ohio and later Bryan, Ohio. Cathy retired from the State of Ohio Bureau of Employment Services after 25 years of service as an employment specialist. She remained active in the Ohio State County Employees Association Chapter 11 (OSCEA11). She enjoyed going on cruises, bowling, and most of all shopping! She was an avid Ohio State Buckeyes football fan. She took seriously her role as an Election Poll worker in Williams County where she lived, and served as a poll supervisor in the 2019 election. Cathy was a longtime Longaberger sales consultant had an extensive collection of Longaberger baskets. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, July 17, 2021, beginning at 12noon with Pastor Tim Stout officiating at the Heritage Freewill Baptist Church, 575 Obetz Rd, Columbus, OH 43207. Visitation will be held from 9:30am until time of service. A light lunch will immediately follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 383 Main Ave., 5th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851. Please visit www.schoedinger.com
to sign her online guest book or to view her tribute video. Arrangements by SCHOEDINGER GROVE CITY.
Published by The Columbus Dispatch from Jul. 12 to Jul. 14, 2021.