Cathy was born in Philadelphia to the late John and Jane Black MacDonald.. She passed away at Jefferson University Hospital, Cherry Hill, NJ. She was originally from Coral and Sergeant Sts. She attended Visitation BVM School and went on to graduate from Little Flower High School in 1975. Cathy had worked for a number of medical supply firms in the area, First at Miller Supply at Kensington and Allegheny Aves and lastly at Interphase on Castor Ave.
She was a loving and caring soul to all she met. She was called Mom-Mom by many.
Cathy is the devoted wife of John McNichols. loving mother of John Jr., Erin McNichols, Meghan McNichols and the late Seamus and Mickey McNichols. Proud Mom-Mom of Seana, Stevie, Brenna, Kyleigh, Jianna, Raelyn, Charlee and Mickey. Proud great grand mom of Vaida, Dearest sister to Tim MacDonald ( Roseanna ) , Jane McDonald and the late Joni Girl and Kevin MacDonald.
Relatives and friend are invited to her viewing and funeral on Saturday, June 26, 2021 beginning at 9 AM in St. Anne's Church ( Lower ), 2328 East Lehigh Avenue, ( at Memphis St. ) where her Funeral Mass will begin at 11 AM. Further arrangements will be private.
For those desiring and in lieu of flowers, the family is respectfully requesting memorial contributions to AOH Division 51, Fishtown, C/O of Bill Ragen, 851 East Thompson Street, Philadelphia, PA 19125.
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