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Cathy VanDeMark Lee

January 2, 1953 — May 28, 2021

Mrs. Cathy VanDeMark Lee, age 68, of New Albany, PA, passed away suddenly on late Friday evening, May 28, 2021, surrounded by her family at home.


          Cathy was born on January 2, 1953, at home on Sugar Hill a daughter of the late Ethlyn Potter VanDeMark. She graduated from the Wyalusing Valley High School a member of the class of 1970. She married Jerry Vine Lee of New Albany, PA, on March 25, 1972, in the New Albany Baptist Church and they would have celebrated their 50th anniversary next March.


          Cathy worked as an accountant at Cargill and retired after 25+ years of service.


          She enjoyed spending time with her family and her beloved dogs, Josie, Bella, and Molly. Her two sons were the light of her life and she followed them in all their endeavors throughout their school years, and after. She was their biggest fan.




Jerry Lee                                                                        at home


Two sons: 

Michael N. Lee                                                               New Albany, PA

Matthew J. Lee                                                              Wyalusing, PA


Two sisters:

Carol (Larry) Franklin                                                   Laceyville, PA

Phyllis (Gary) Seamans                                                 Wyalusing, PA



David VanDeMark                                                                  Sugar Run, PA


          She is also survived by Vanessa Durland who was like a daughter to Cathy, along with several nieces, nephews, and cousins.


          Besides her parents she was predeceased by two sisters: Eleanor Salsman on February 8, 1995, and Neta Repsher on July 11, 2020, and a brother, Ellery N. VanDeMark on January 9, 2005, and also by a special beloved dog, Cheyenne.


          Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 3, 2021, at 6:00 PM at the Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore PA, with Pastor Terry Van Horn, officiating.


          Family and friends may call at the Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water, St., Dushore, PA, on Thursday, June 3, 2021, from 4:00 PM until the start of the service at 6:00 PM.  


          Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, PA.


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Thursday, June 3, 2021

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