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Catherine Staworsky Shelton

April 8, 1938 - April 25, 2013
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Immaculate Conception Cemetery
2000 Singerly Road
Elkton, MD 21921
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St. Basil's Ukrainian Catholic Church
231 Basil Ave.
Chesapeake City, MD 21915
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Catherine Staworsky Shelton age 75, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, April 25, 2013. She was born on April 8, 1938 in Elkton, MD and lived in Chesapeake City, MD. Catherine was a dedicated paraeducator for 30 years for Cecil County Public Schools. Her diligent work at Thompson Estates and Holly HallContinue Reading

Rev. Volodymyr Klanichka left a message on May 3, 2013:
May Our Risen Lord be near you on this day and Bless you in His gracious way, and may each sympathetic prayer help easy sorrow that you bear. May Catherine rest in peace and Her memory be eternal. Christ is Risen!
Terry Kelly left a message on May 3, 2013:
Catherine was a dedicated member of the staff at Holly Hall Elementary school. She worked hard to support children with special needs and to support their teachers.
Margrit Hadden left a message on May 2, 2013:
To the Shelton family, my sincere condolences--your mother was an inspiration for so many people. Cherish the wonderful memories she's give you, and know that she's a special person who has helped so many in her lifetime. God bless you all during this sad time, and know she's still with each of you, and will continue to be with you to help you through. Continue her legacy of caring and giving--that is the best testament that you can make in her honor. Sincerely, Marge Hadden
Bruce Davis left a message on May 2, 2013:
I sorry for your loss and you will be in my prayers.
Linda Gubbine left a message on May 1, 2013:
I am very sorry for your loss. I worked with Catherine for almost 20 years at Holly Hall. For several of those years she was a para in my classroom. She was always very caring with all the children. She always had a smile and a contagious laugh. After my retirement we kept in touch when a group of us would get together for dinner and we continued to share stories and laughs. She will be missed. With deepest sympathy, Linda Gubbine
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Angela Wise left a message on May 1, 2013:
I worked with Catherine for 10 years at Holly Hall Elementary School, over the years we became more than co-workers we became good friends. This school year I was able to join her and her group of ladies for lunch and we all had the best time together at lunch, many laughs. Catherine and I would see each other in the hallway in passing and do our princess wave to one another and then we would just laugh. I will miss her so much and miss seeing her at work everyday. It was an honor and privilege to know her and call her friend. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
George & Kathy (Stubbs) Husfelt left a message on April 30, 2013:
John, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. Your Mother was a very nice and thoughtful person. She was like a big sister to me during my younger days of school. Thinking of you. Kathy & George
Karen Gorzkowski left a message on April 30, 2013:
I worked with Cathy at Thomson Estates Elementary School from 1988 through 1997, along with her in the R.A.P.P.S. program. She was a warm, friendly, wonderful woman! After I retired, we would run into one another every so often. I saw her most recently at the Singerly Fire Hall flea market in January. We will miss her, and our deepest sympathies go out to her family and friends. Karen and Ted Gorzkowski
Tammy Hamrick left a message on April 29, 2013:
I worked with Catherine at Holly Hall for 13 years. Her laughter was contagious, and she was a true pleasure to be around. I'm sure the Halls of Holly Hall will not be the same without her. My deepest sympathy to Catherine's family. God Bless!
Rob & Alice Alt left a message on April 29, 2013:
Donna, Karen, Walt, Tim, and Greg, Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Your mother was always so kind to us, she will be missed. Love Rob & Alice
Beanie Mcclellan left a message on April 28, 2013:
Worked with Catherine for the last 22 years she was a hard worker and always looked so nice she is going to be missed especially at our little get togethers for dinner.
Anne and Rick Ferrara left a message on April 28, 2013:
Dear Michele and Tim and Family, We are thinking of you. Your mom will live forever in your hearts right next to your dad...all the memories keep close to your hearts. We love you! With our deepest sympathy...Love, Anne Marie and Ricky
Tiffany Kenenske left a message on April 28, 2013:
Donna, Karen, John, Tim, & Greg, I am truly sorry for your loss. Your mother was a wonderful coworker and friend. She was always patient and caring with her Holly Hall students, and I have many fond memories from the years we worked together. She was always willing to do fun things with our students, and was invested in their learning. I remember last year, she played a role in a "3 Little Pigs" reader's theater that the kids performed for the Pre-K. On more than one occasion Catherine brought me in homemade soup, or salad, or other treat. We liked to swap stories about our families. She was full of love. I am going to miss her presence at Holly Hall very much.
Tina Blevins-Bernstine left a message on April 28, 2013:
Thoughts & prayers to all of you during this difficult time! I am blessed to have been able to visit & spend some time with her
Beth Boulden Moore left a message on April 28, 2013:
Donna, Karen, John, Tim, & Greg, I had the privilege of working with your mom for the past 20 years. She was a para in my classroom for the first 3 or 4 years I began teaching at Holly Hall. She was so patient and caring toward all the children of Holly Hall. Four years ago, my mother suffered a massive stroke and was in Sunbridge. She went out of her way each day to come and check on me to see how I was doing. On the last day of school for students in 2009, my mom was taken to the hospital and I was there almost all night. The next day was the last day for students, and I had 2 hours of sleep. Your mom came to my room, packed away all of my books for me, then spent most of the rest of the day with me while I finished my record cards. My mom passed away that night. Your mom was one of the first people at my mom's viewing the next week. Holly Hall's heart is broken with the loss of such a valuable part of our faculty. I miss her tremendously. Beth Boulden Moore
Linda Ferrara left a message on April 28, 2013:
So hard to even find the words to express how very sorry I am. Your Mom was such a wonderful "Lady" in the truest sense of the word ! So Beautiful inside and out. She was always so sweet and kind to my Family. I still have a vivd video in my mind of her walking down the street in Chesapeake City after your Dad's luncheon....holding my Grand Daughters hand as she took her shopping. Sophia was taken with her immediately.....she just had a special gentleness. My Michelle was so Blessed to be able to call her "Mom Shelton". And it was an honor to call her Family !! She will be so very missed ......... My Heart and Prayers are with all of you, her precious Children and GrandChildren. May God Comfort you during these difficult days....and Grant You His Peace xoxoxo
Karen Dolphin left a message on April 28, 2013:
Donna, Karen, Tim, John, and Greg, I want to express my heartfelt condolences at your mom’s passing. I had the pleasure of working with your mom at Holly Hall for the last 15 years. My fondest memory occurred last June when she helped me clean and set up my new classroom. For two days it was just the two of us, talking and kidding around. She spoke so lovingly of your dad. She spoke of her love for all of you and of course her grandchildren. She had a great sense of family. Thank you for sharing her with all of us. I will miss your mom.
Greg left a message on April 27, 2013:
Mom, I would like to thank you for being such a wonderful Mother to me and the rest of our family. You were also an incredible wife to Dad and an amazing grandmother. I will miss you every hour of every day. I love you, Greg
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