Mount Vernon News
  • Catherine Grimm

  • December 10, 2010

MOUNT VERNON — Catherine C. Grimm, 91, of Mount Vernon, passed away Dec. 8, 2010, at Knox Community Hospital.

She was born Oct. 22, 1919, in Mount Vernon and was the daughter of the late Thompson and Elizabeth (Waddell) Rippey. Catherine was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. She graduated from St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School and Mt. Carmel School of Nursing.

Catherine is survived by her sister, Jo Ann (Thomas) Black of Mount Vernon; granddaughter, Heidi Heskett of Westerville; grandson, Barry Grimm of Marion; and a great-granddaughter, Emily Heskett.

Her husband, Paul N. Grimm, and a son, Paul J. Grimm, preceded her in death.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with Father Mark J. Hammond as celebrant. Friends may call one hour prior to the Mass at the church. Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery. The Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is handling the funeral arrangements for the Grimm family.

Memorial contributions may be made in Catherine’s name to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 303 E. High St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

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