06/04/1939 - 06/03/2019
Catherine (Kay) Swain, 79, of Sarasota passed away on June 3rd, 2019. Catherine was born in Pleasant Plain, Iowa with a family of fifteen. She moved to Denver Co. where she met her husband Jerry. They transferred with the U.S. Air Force to Puerto Rico, Plattsburgh NY and they finally settled in Sarasota. They had three boys Ron, Darren and Lee.
Catherine worked as an administrative assistant at Health South and as a medical transcriptionist for private doctors. Much of her personal time was spent helping others. She volunteered with Meals on Wheels and at Salvation Army helping to feed meals to the needy on holidays. She spent nearly going back and forth to Arcadia helping those in need after the destruction caused by Hurricane Charley. Her kindness touched the hearts of many and will be greatly missed.
She leaves behind her husband Jerry, her sons Darren and Lee and grand children Gabe, Ryan and Hannah. She is survived by her siblings Walt, Ron, Ern and Connie. She was preceded by her siblings Marian, Ardell, Marcella, Clarabelle, Cletus, Merlin, Lawrence, and Galen.
Church service will be held at 9:30 A.M on Tuesday June 11th at St. Thomas More Catholic Church. Burial will follow at 2:30 at the Sarasota National Cemetery.