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Catherine Cunningham dies at age 76

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Catherine E. “MoMo” Cunningham, age 76 of Porter, Ind., passed away Saturday, December 14, 2013.

She was born January 2, 1937 in Taylorville, Ill., to Francis and Catherine Cherbousky, both of whom preceded her in death.

She was married on March 22, 1957 to Robert L. Cunningham, who survives of Porter, Ind.

She is also survived by her sons, Robert L. (Karen) Cunningham, Jr. of Chesterton, Anthony P. (Terry Jo) Cunningham of Porter, Ind., Mark A. (Jamie) Cunningham of Valparaiso, Ind., Patrick W. (Sharry) Cunningham and Steven R. (Ruthie) Cunningham, both of Chesterton, Ind.; grandchildren, Sarah (Michael) Niertert, Anthony Jr. (Kristen), Kelti, Adam, Alex, Zac, Haley and Zack Cunningham and great-grandchildren; Allison and Brooke Niertert and Brady Cunningham.

Catherine has been a resident of Porter since 1960. She was a registered nurse and worked for Dr. Thomas Hall; doctors, Hull, Lucas & Babcoke and St. Anthony Hospital in Michigan City, Ind. She was a member of the Rotary Club and Phi Beta Gamma.

The family will hold a private memorial service at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice Franciscan Communities, 1225 E. Coolspring Ave., Ste. 1E, Michigan City, IN, 46360, or Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC, 20090-6011.

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Posted 12/16/2013