Catherine L. “Kay” (Harvey) Friend, 83, of Florida, formerly of Pottstown, wife of the late John A. Friend Sr., passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 3 at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Ft. Myers, FL surrounded by her family.
Born in Piney Twp., PA, she was the daughter of the late Max and Helen (Hellman) Harvey.
Catherine’s life was her family. She was a loving housewife and mother and will be greatly missed by her family.
She is survived by her sons Robert J. Friend of Pottstown, Larry G. Friend, husband of Judith, of Pottstown, and Ronald D. Friend of AR.; daughters Linda L., wife of Stanley Savage, of FL., and Vickie L., wife of James Bauer, of Pottstown; grandchildren Ryan, Scott, Adam, Troy, Kylie, Matt, Jessica, David, Christopher and Michael; 9 great grandchildren and a special niece Barb. Along with her husband and parents, she is predeceased by her son John A. Friend Jr.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, November 22, 10:30AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc, 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Park, Pottstown. Visitation will be held on Monday, Nov. 22 from 9:30AM to 10:15AM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Catherine’s name to the American Cancer Society, c/o National Penn Bank, 1830 E. High Street, Pottstown, PA 19464 ATTN: Joan Gehris