Catherine Henry

Tuesday, January 27, 2004

BRIDGETON, N.J. -- Catherine Amelia Henry, 86, of Bridgeton died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, at The Goldfinch House assisted living facility in Bridgeton.

She was born April 3, 1917, in Benton, Mo., daughter of Robert Cooper and Amelia E. Steimle Brock. She graduated from Benton High School.

Mrs. Henry married Charles E. Henry Sept. 2, 1946, in Troy, Mo. He preceded her in death June 23, 1989.

A homemaker, she enjoyed gardening and arts and crafts. She was a member of St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church in Bridgeton, and attended St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton.

Mrs. Henry traveled extensively with her husband, who was an engineer with Bechtel Corp. She resided in several locations throughout the United States and also in England. She lived in Houston, Texas, prior to moving to the Bridgeton area.

She is survived by a son, Michael C. Henry and wife Trudy V. Hansen of Greenwich, N.J., a daughter, Nancy K. Hansen and husband, Michael of Dallas, Texas; a granddaughter, Rebekkah S. Carney and husband Benjamin, III of Bloomsbury, N.J., and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, Jose, Glen, Wade, Robert and William Brock; and four sisters, Vera Miller, Georgia vanHarris, Rebecca Dirnberger and Hazel Brock.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday by the Rev. Normand Varone at St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton at 10:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Henry's name to the Alzheimer's Association, Delaware Valley Chapter, 100 N. 17th St., 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103-2737.