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Mary Catherine "Kitty" Leake Thompson
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Obituary for Mary Catherine "Kitty" Leake Thompson

A Nazareth Village resident, Mrs. Mary Catherine “Kitty” Leake Thompson, age 95, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at her residence. She was born January 22, 1923 in Holy Cross to the late James Hubert and Mary Jo Donahue Clan. She was a retired employee of Barton 1792 Distillery after 15 years, an employee of Nazareth Infirmary as a nursing assistant for 8 years, a bus monitor for Nelson County Schools, and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Kitty loved flowers and enjoyed music.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her 1st husband of 25 years, Thomas Durbin Leake, her second husband of 5 years, Raymond Thompson, 2 brothers, James H. Clan and Thomas Gilbert Clan, her sister, Louise Corbett, and a great grandson, Demetrius Norman.
She is survived by 6 daughters, Linda (Albertus) Smith, Rhonda Kelly, Martha Leake, Cheryl (David) Downs, Anita (Dewayne) Smith, Wahseka (Donald) Auberry, 4 sons, Steve (Sandy) Leake, Tim (Barbara) Leake, Glen “Boss” Leake, all of Bardstown, and Keith (Debbie) Leake of Henryville, IN., 4 sisters, Midget Downs of Bardstown, Sr. Martha Clan S.C.N. of Nazareth, Ann Corbett of Louisville, Melvina Clan of Lebanon, and 3 brothers, Alvin Clan of Shepherdsville, Edward (Rosie) Clan of Lebanon, Larry (Betty Ann) Clan of Louisville. 23 grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren as well as a several nieces and nephews also survive.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:00 am Monday, September 17, 2018 at the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral. Fr. Ben Brown and Fr. Minhs Vu will concelebrate. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 3:00-8:00 pm at the Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home, 1475 New Shepherdsville Road. A prayer service will be Sunday at 6:00 pm. The Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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Visitation

Sunday

16

Sep

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home & Cremation Services

1475 New Shepherdsville Rd.
Bardstown, KY 40004

Prayer Service

Sunday

16

Sep

6:00 PM
Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home & Cremation Services

1475 New Shepherdsville Rd.
Bardstown, KY 40004

Mass of Christian Burial

Monday

17

Sep

11:00 AM
Basilica of Saint Joseph Proto-Cathedral

310 W Stephen Foster Ave.
Bardstown, KY 40004

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Joseph Cemetery

N 3rd Street (US 150)
Bardstown, KY 40004

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