Cathy “Cat” Simpson, 47, died Oct. 15, 2013, at her home in Rochester.

Cathy "Cat" Simpson, 47, died on Oct. 15, 2013, at her home in Rochester.

All services will be held privately at the Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home, 127 E. Miller St., Newark.

Cathy was born in Florida on February 28, 1966, the daughter of Gene and Gussie Collins Turner. She worked for many years at I.E.C. Inc. in Newark and recently moved to Rochester.

She is survived by her husband, Louis; five children, Ebony Collins of Rochester, Jason Collins of George, William Collins of Rochester, Tiffany Collins of Buffalo and Chekeya Collins of Tennessee; a step-son, Lamar (Jamie) Simpson; five grandchildren; her father, Gene, of Fla.; her siblings, Christopher Gibson, Ivan Faulk, Quinon Collins and Andre Turner; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

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