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Catherine Drurey

September 21, 1936 — July 9, 2021

Catherine Drurey

Catherine Anna Drurey, 84, received her Heavenly Wings, Friday, July 9, 2021.

Catherine was born in Baltimore, MD to the late Howard and Katherine (Borman) Jones and lived in Portage Lakes over 50 years. She was everyone’s mom and grandma and loved spending time with her family; her love for her children was not surpassed by the love of her grandchildren.  She had a great sense of humor, was dedicated and hardworking and loved to have fun. She loves crafts, was an expert in crochet and in her younger years, taught Sunday school at Trinity Church of the Nazarene.

Along with her parents, Catherine is preceded in death by her husband, William C. Drurey; and daughter, Carol A. Herston.  She is survived by her children, Sheryl Rouse, Tom (Tina) Drurey, and Rick (Vanessa) Drurey; 17 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-granddaughter; sisters, Nan Baumgardner, and Daisy Stoneking; brother, Kenneth (Sondra) Golhke; honorary families, George and Rick Rouse, and Susan, Jeff, Jill and Heather (Weeks) Knicely; and many other loving family and friends.

Funeral Service will be Tuesday, 11:00 am at Bacher-Moore Funeral Home, 3326 Manchester Rd., Akron, Ohio 44310.  Visitation will be Tuesday from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at the funeral home.  Catherine's final resting place will be Greenlawn Memorial Park in Akron, OH. In lieu of flowers, you may make donations to any Memory Care Unit of your choice in Catherine's name.

You are invited to bacherfuneralhome.com to view Catherine's tribute wall and offer condolences and share memories.

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Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Bacher-Moore Funeral Home - Portage Lakes

3326 Manchester Road, Akron, OH 44319

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Bacher-Moore Funeral Home - Portage Lakes

3326 Manchester Road, Akron, OH 44319

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Committal

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Greenlawn Memorial Park

2580 Romig Rd, Akron, OH 44320

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