Cathy Dean Hays, 67, passed away in Florida surrounded by her loving family on January 1, 2020. She was born on April 7, 1952 in Louisville Kentucky, the daughter of Shirley Dean and the late Randolph Dean. Cathy worked at several area schools, including South Oldham High School, where she retired after 32 years of service. She loved the lake and the beach, was a social butterfly who never met a stranger, but most of all she loved her family, especially her grandsons, Mason and Oliver Green.
Besides her husband of 42 years. Michael, she leaves to cherish her memory, daughters, Lauren Ashley Hays and Caitlin Green (Richard), sister, Cheryll Howley, brothers, Michael Dean, Stephan Dean (Debra), grandchildren, Mason and Oliver Green, sister in law and friend, Randa Jean Hays, and by her Aunt Donna Lee Humble and uncle, William (Tad) Humble. She will also be missed by her dear friend of 50 years, Sharon M. Hartman.
She was preceded in death by her brother, William (Terry) Dean.
A joint service celebrating the lives of Cathy and her father, Randolph, who passed away two days after her, will be held at 5:00 PM on Tuesday January 7, 2020 at Southeast Christian Church Crestwood Campus, 6200 Crestwood Station, Crestwood, Kentucky, with Pastor Greg Allen officiating. A visitation will be held on Tuesday from 1:00 PM until the time of the service at the church.
The family request donations be made in Cathy’s honor to Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 USF Magnolia Drive, Tampa Florida 33612.
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