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Kathryn “Kate” McClinchey

March 11, 1931 - October 07, 2021

 

 

Kathryn “Kate” McClinchey of Cadillac passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at Autumnwood in McBain.

She was born March 11, 1931 to William and Florence McClinchey, of Cadillac.

Kate graduated from Cadillac High School, and then went to Detroit to work. She lived in Warren and Dearborn, retiring to Cadillac.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Cadillac. Kate enjoyed knitting, crocheting and listening to audio books.

She is survived by her brother, William (Genia) McClinchey, and seven nieces and nephews: Jim Carlyle, Ken Carlyle, Lisa Shelley, Jim McClinchey, David McClinchey, Cindy Barr, Michele Tedhams. Special friend, Julian Domanico, who she watched grow up next-door in Dearborn and he spent many summers in Cadillac growing up.

Kate was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, John (Maria) McClinchey; sister, Delores (Clark) Carlyle.

A special thanks for her long-time friend and care-giver Debbie Crawford.

A graveside service will be held1:00 PM, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at Maple Hill Cemetery in Cadillac with Pastor Judy Coffey officiating.

An online guestbook is available at www.petersonfh.com.


Guest Book

  • Catherine Domanico - Oct 10th, 2021 10:12 am

    "Rest in peace Kathy <3- My family and I have known you our whole lives since we've moved to the USA - Grandma Arp and you have been a blessing to our lives and you know we've always loved you from the beginning and beyond your passing. You've brought much joy to all of us and we have shared many great and happy summers and years together......The dinners we've cooked together, the chocolate chip cookies we've made and enjoyed :) - The breaded chicken you've loved when I made it for you and so much more….because even though you were not Italian, you loved when we made my mom's awesome recipes for you. Over the years, we have had fun times playing “Putt Putt”, ‘Koosh”, or going bowling with you or in my younger years when you use to bring my siblings and I to 31's ice cream...and I will forever love my Jamoca Almond Fudge ice cream ☺ because of you and have loved it ever since. My mom always cherished you and enjoyed working with you at Brooks Brothers. I remember how happy you became when she helped you get this shipping clerk job. You have always been part of the Domanico family from 1976 and onward. My son Julian and my daughter Maria and I will always remember all the priceless moments we spent together over the years. You knew us and we definitely knew you. We will miss you so much and wish you everlasting peace. We love you Kath…This is who we know you as…not Kate but “Kathy” …when I first met you as I was a child, you said hi I am Kathy next door, do you like cookies ☺ and then our love grew for you and vice versa - All my love to you forever and many thanks…..also, give my love to my mom and dad plus Bailey…I am sure all of you will have fun together like the old times… Rest in peace Kathy <3- My family and I have known you our whole lives since we've moved to the USA - Grandma Arp and you have been a blessing to our lives and you know we've always loved you from the beginning and beyond your passing. You've brought much joy to all of us and we have shared many great and happy summers and years together......The dinners we've cooked together, the chocolate chip cookies we've made and enjoyed :) - The breaded chicken you've loved when I made it for you and so much more….because even though you were not Italian, you loved when we made my mom's awesome recipes for you. Over the years, we have had fun times playing “Putt Putt”, ‘Koosh”, or going bowling with you or in my younger years when you use to bring my siblings and I to 31's ice cream...and I will forever love my Jamoca Almond Fudge ice cream ☺ because of you and have loved it ever since. My mom always cherished you and enjoyed working with you at Brooks Brothers. I remember how happy you became when she helped you get this shipping clerk job. You have always been part of the Domanico family from 1976 and onward. My son Julian and my daughter Maria and I will always remember all the priceless moments we spent together over the years. You knew us and we definitely knew you. We will miss you so much and wish you everlasting peace. We love you Kath…This is who we know you as…not Kate but “Kathy” …when I first met you as I was a child, you said hi I am Kathy next door, do you like cookies ☺ and then our love grew for you - All my love to you forever…..also, give my love to my mom and dad plus Bailey…I am sure all of you will have fun together like the old times…"

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