Catherine Marie DeGarmo Simons


Catherine Marie DeGarmo Simons passed away March 18, 2019 in Mesa, Arizona. 

Cathy was a 1970 graduate of Buckhannon-Upshur High School where she enjoyed her studies and sang in choir.  She attended Marshall University and Glenville State College where she studied Home Economics and Secretarial Science and later worked at First Community Bank of Buckhannon. 

You would often find Cathy out with friends, square dancing in Helvetia, going to church, and doing family history work. 

She was the sweet mother of seven children, and 14 grandchildren. 

Surviving are her seven children, 13 grandchildren, three sisters:  Barbara Alherimi of Louisiana, Sharon DeGarmo of California, and Sandy Williams of Buckhannon, and four brothers:  Jim DeGarmo of Virginia, Ed DeGarmo of Gassaway, John DeGarmo of Buckhannon, and Skip DeGarmo of Stonewood.  She was preceeded in death by her parents, Herbert and Anita DeGarmo, one sister, Sue Boyles, one brother, Mike DeGarmo, and one grandchild, Wyatt Smith. 

Cathy will be laid to rest beside her grandson in Mesa, Arizona.

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