Catherine L. (Kit) Sleggs passed away suddenly and peacefully at her home in the presence of her loving family on October 18, 2021.
Born on September 16, 1931, in Hume, NY she was the daughter of Dutch and Marie Olin Ludwig. On September 26, 1948 she married her high school sweetheart Edward “Ted” Sleggs who predeceased her on February 21, 2013.
She was a longtime resident of Cuba, NY.
During her 90 years of life, she worked at the TB Hospital in Mt. Morris, she ran the restaurant at the Hornell Bowl, worked in the Dairy Industry in Production and then lastly as a Lab Technician.
Upon retirement she and her husband Ted enjoyed spending their winters in Florida for many years.
She enjoyed bowling, cooking, and going to the casino. She made
many, many friends over the years and was extremely generous with
everyone and was very well liked. She loved her family and so very much
enjoyed her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and her great-great
grandchildren, all of whom gave her the greatest pleasure. She was a very
talented cook and loved making food for her family and friends to enjoy.
In the early 1990’s, she became a member of the IDMR and attended the Hornell, NY Branch and loved and trusted in her Heavenly Father. She will be very sadly missed by all of her family and friends.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Lynne Mitchell of Watertown, Shelly (Mike) Williamson, Sandy (Dwayne) Hughes, and John (Sandra) Sleggs all of Cuba; 11 Grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a great granddaughter Fiona Catherine Sleggs, and her siblings Fred Ludwig, Neil Ludwig, Esther Dieter, Helen Slusser, and Lois Salada.
A Celebration of her life will be held on Sunday, November 14, 2021 from 2-5 P.M. at the Cuba VFW Social Hall, 5424 Rte. 305 Cuba, NY 14727.
Memorials – Cuba Little League, P.O. Box 265, Cuba, NY; Medical Transport Services, 4194 Main Street, Scio, NY.
Arrangements are under direction of the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., Cuba.