Catherine C. Dignan Homemaker, 75

Obituaries

September 23, 1990

Memorial services for Catherine C. Dignan were held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Church of the Resurrection in Ellicott City.

She was buried at Crest Lawn Cemetery following the services. The Rev.

Francis Carmody of the Jesuit Mission Bureau in Baltimore officiated.

Mrs. Dignan, 75, died Sept. 12 at her home in Ellicott City after an extended illness.

Born in Mobile, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Edward J. Donahue and Corinne A. Leary. She was also the husband of the late Joseph M. Dignan Jr. and the mother of the late Mary Patricia Dignan. She lived locally for 51 years.

Mrs. Dignan graduated from Holy Name Academy in New Orleans. She was past president of the St. Mark's Mothers Club, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Middle Atlantic Rate Conference, and St. Agnes Hospital Auxiliary. Some of her interests included traveling, playing bridge and bowling.

Mrs. Dignan is survived by three daughters, Catherine D. Chrismer and Elizabeth D. Blumer of Ellicott City, and Corinne Muth of Huntington, W.Va.; two sisters, Marie deVerges of New Orleans and Corinne Reisinger of St. Simons Island, Ga.; a brother, Vincent A. Donahue of New Orleans; and eight grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to Sisters Retirement Fund, Villa St.

Michael, Emmittsburg, MD 21727.

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