Catherine Frances Degnan


Catherine “Frances” Degnan of Warwick, NY entered into eternal rest on November 5, 2018 at St. Anthony Hospital, Warwick, surrounded by her loving family. She was 84 years old.


Born in Sligo, Ireland to parents Andrew and Bridget (Cox) Cryan on March 3, 1934.


Catherine was retired from Orange Farms in Goshen, NY, as a nurse’s aide.


She was a member of St. Stephen RC Church, the Catholic Daughters, and the Ladies of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. She always had a special devotion to our Blessed Mother.


Catherine is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Charles; her sons, Andrew and his wife Dolly, Peter, and James and his wife Maureen; two brothers, Joseph Cryan of Rochelle Park, NJ, and Leo Cryan of Ireland; eight grandchildren: Nicholas and his wife Tara, Jessica and her husband Joseph, Rebecca and her husband Charley, Shannon and husband Jack, Nathaniel, Alexandria, Sean and Elizabeth; seven great-grandchildren: Haven, Justin, Juliana, Chase, Magdalena, Sebastian and Norah; and many nieces and nephews.


She was predeceased by two sons, John (2017) and Raymond (1964) and her brothers, Raymond and Gussie.


Visitation will be on Friday, November 9, 2018 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Avenue, Warwick, NY.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, November 10 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Stephen RC Church, 75 Sanfordville Road, Warwick. Interment will follow the mass in St. Stephen’s Cemetery.

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