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Catherine M. Dewing, a retired factory worker, died Thursday (Oct. 2, 1997) in the Orchard Manor Nursing Home, where she had been a resident for the past four years.

Mrs. Dewing, 94, formerly of Ridge Road, was born Catherine Bacon in the Town of Yates and had lived in the Medina area all of her life.

She had, at one time, worked for H.J. Heinz and the Newell Shirt Factory and last worked for Southland Foods in Barker, retiring in 1981.

Mrs. Dewing was a member of the United Methodist Church of Medina, the Rebekah Lodge 146 and the Ridgeway Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. She also had been a member of the Senior Citizens of Western Orleans County.

Her husband, John W., died in 1952.

Mrs. Dewing is survived by two sons, Walter J. and Albert; two sisters, Gertrude Mae Collins of Eden and Dorothy Walker of Middleport; and nine grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Barnes-Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St. Burial will be in Bate Road Cemetery.


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