Catherine M. ‘Cacky’ Shortslef, 77

HANNIBAL, NY – Catherine M. “Cacky” Shortslef, 77, peacefully passed away Wednesday January 14, 2015, at home.

Catherine M. ‘Cacky’ Shortslef
Catherine M. ‘Cacky’ Shortslef

Born to the late W. Walter and Gladys Gray King, she had resided in the Sterling area for her entire life.

Cacky enjoyed being an Avon lady, crocheting, assisting her elderly neighbors, being a 4H leader, working in her flower and vegetable gardens, and loved her “grand-dogs” and back yard wild life.

Catherine was predeceased by an infant daughter, Jeanette, in 1960.

Her memory will be forever cherished by her daughters: Donna, Denise and Kenny, Deanna and John; grandchildren: April, Dustin and Vicky, and Kenny II; lovely great-granddaughter, Lily; sister, Evelyn and her husband, Duane; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be to 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday with a service to follow at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga St., Hannibal.

Burial will be at Springbrook Cemetery in the spring.

Should friends and family desire, contributions may be sent to a local animal shelter in memory of Catherine.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.