On Saturday October 26, Kathryn J. Predieri lost her battle with endometrial cancer. Kathy was born to James and Carolyn Predieri on June 28, 1957. Kathy grew up in Willard, Ohio with her brothers Tim, Mark, and twin, Kevin. She earned a bachelor's degree from Bluffton College in social work. As an adult, Kathy dedicated herself to helping others, spending 30 years as a foster care worker, then volunteered as a CASA worker supporting children in need. After retirement, Kathy acted as a caregiver for her parents. Kathy was a passionate Cleveland Indians fan and dog lover.
Kathy is survived by her mother, Carolyn Fenner Predieri; brothers, Tim (Cindy) Predieri, Mark (Amy) Predieri, and Kevin (Kelly) Predieri; and 6 nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father James Predieri and niece Melissa Predieri
Family and friends may gather at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio, on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Funeral Mass will take place on Thursday, October 31, 2019, at 11:00 AM, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, with Father George Mahas officiating. Burial will be at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, in Willard, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Justin T. Rogers Hospice Care Center, 3358 Ridgewood Road Akron, Ohio 44333 or the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made to Kathryn's family by visiting www.secorfuneralhomes.com
Margaret Drury - Nov 7, 2019
I am very sorry and sad to hear of the loss of your daughter/sister, Kathy. May our good Lord FILL each of you with HIS peace.
Rhonda Rapp Short - Nov 2, 2019
So glad I got to visit with Kathy a couple years ago when she came for Spring Training. We shared alot of memories. Rest in peace now. My prayers for the family.
Liz, Abby and Family - Oct 30, 2019
We were so sorry to hear about Kathy . Abby and I feel so blessed that we got to spend the time we did with her last summer . She fought a long and courageous battle . Our thoughts ,
prayers , and love are with you all .
Cynthia Lewellen Branham - Oct 29, 2019
My sincere sympathy to the Predieri family. May your memories bring you peace and our merciful Father bring you comfort.
Bob & LaVonne Ayres - Oct 29, 2019
So sorry to hear the sad news about Kathy. Kind thoughts and prayers are going out to her family and friends. May God grant you strength and comfort for the difficult days ahead, and fond memories for the years to come.
Rita M. Kobus - Oct 29, 2019
My deepest sympathy to the Predieri family. Kathy was a brave, kind and loving person and it has been a gift to know her from our time together at CSB and afterward. Our memories will keep her in our hearts.
Polly Daher - Oct 29, 2019
My very deepest sympathy for the loss of Kathy. I was honored to have her as one of my first work friends at CSB back in the 1980s. She was a great mentor and gave her heart and soul to her friends and the families and children she worked with. Now, we all have a special angel in heaven. May God's peace and blessings be with you at this time.
Marilyn Bayer - Oct 29, 2019
Deepest sympathy to all of Kathy's beloved family. May all the prayers and love of family and friends bring you comfort and peeace. With love, Aunt Marilyn
Julie Kirven - Oct 29, 2019
Kathy was my office mate when I first started at Children Services. She was a great office mate and taught me a lot. I am so sorry to hear of her passing! My condolences to her family!
Dianna gates - Oct 29, 2019
My deepest sympathy to the family
Joe & Janet Androsac - Oct 28, 2019
Our condolence's to the Predieri Family
Julie Cox-Bashore - Oct 28, 2019
Prayers for comfort for the entire Predieri family, today and in the days to follow. May God give you comfort and surround you with His loving arms.
Ken and Donna Hay - Oct 28, 2019
Carolyn, Tim, Mark and Kevin, you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Stephanie Robinson - Oct 28, 2019
My condolences to the family.
BEVERLY DANZY - Oct 28, 2019
TO THE ENTIRE FAMILY OF KATHY PREDIERI SO VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS OF SUCH A BEAUTIFUL PERSON, I WORK WITH KATHY AT SUMMIT COUNTY CSB KATHY WAS VERY CARING, FULL OF LAUGHTER, AND FUN WE VISITED THE FAMILIES, AND SOMETIMES HAD LUNCH IT WAS A BLESSING AS WELL AS A PLEASURE TO KNOW HER, MY PRAYERS THAT GOD GIVE YOU CONFORT , PEACE, AND I KNOW HE WILL CARRY YOUR FAMILY AT THIS DIFFCULT TIME, MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND KEEP REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND BEVERLY DANZY.
Wendy (Ayres) Daniel - Oct 28, 2019
Sending thoughts and prayers to the Predieri family.
Mike Niedermeier - Oct 28, 2019
Kevin & Family, sorry for your loss.
Another classmate gone too soon.
Bernie Jablonski - Oct 28, 2019
Had the priviledge of working beside Kathy for many years. She was a dedicated social worker and had a heart of gold. I am lucky to have crossed paths with such a special person. She is now at peace with no more pain. Prayers and thoughts wi thg h her family.
Jackie Jacobs - Oct 28, 2019
Sending thoughts and prayers to Kathy’s family and friends. Kathy was a dear friend and co-worker at Children Services. Kathy was a beautiful soul who will be greatly missed. 🙏🏻💕
Lydia Keto - Oct 28, 2019
I worked with Kathy at Children Services and then when she was a CASA on a case. She always wanted the best for the kids and I learned so much from her. May God guide you through this time of loss.
Pamela Lafferty - Oct 28, 2019
Kevin, so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you, Kelly and family.
Madeline Lepidi-Carino - Oct 28, 2019
My heart goes out to the family. Kathy was such a wonderful person. I feel so blest to have known her and to work with her
Colleen Harris - Oct 28, 2019
I supervised Kathy at Children Services for many years. She was a very special person. Prayers to the family. So sorry for your loss.
Cathy and Jim Spayde - Oct 28, 2019
Please know we are thinking and praying for your entire family. So sorry for your loss.
Kim Davis - Oct 28, 2019
Thinking of your family in this time of sorrow
Susan Holmes Wiles Hellinger - Oct 28, 2019
May the entire family experience the love and peace that only God himself can give. I haven’t seen Kathy in years but still remember her laugh. 💕
Sue Saullo and Dr. Robert Smuts - Oct 27, 2019
Thoughts and prayers for the family and friends of Kathy. She was a very special person.
Beth Cardina - Oct 27, 2019
I worked with Kathy at Children Services & CASA. She was an awesome social worker and a great person. She will be missed. Peace be with your family.
Valerie Holthouse Van Someren - Oct 27, 2019
May your family be uplifted by the prayers of all of us who know you now, and those of us who knew you when. May you experience the peace and comfort of the Lord during this difficult time.
Linda and Mike Veletean - Oct 27, 2019
Our deepest sympathy to the Predieri family. You will be in our prayers
Jeri Mullen Laser - Oct 27, 2019
So sorry to hear this. Kathy was a great person. She is now at peace. Until you all meet again