By February 22, 2021Current Services

Catherine Annette Voorhees, 63, of Washington Court House, Ohio, died Sunday, February 21, 2021, at 10 p.m. at Doctor’s Hospital West in Columbus where she had been a patient the past month.

Catherine was born February 14, 1958, in Claremore, Oklahoma, to Chester and Dolores Jean “Dee” Smith Porterfield and belonged to the Fond Du Lac Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa Indian Tribe.

She had been employed by the Home Depot in Washington Court House since its opening and currently was manager of the hardware department.

Catherine was an avid gardener and loved her cats.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Robert L. Porterfield.

Catherine is survived by a brother, John T. Porterfield and his friend, Tammera Azbill, of Batavia, Ohio; three half-brothers, Scott Pittack and his spouse, Terrance Brown, of Overland Park, KS, John Fred Porterfield and his wife, Martha, of Clarksville, Ohio and Larry Porterfield and his wife, Kathy, of Jacksonville, FL; a half-sister, Linda Marie Porterfield-Weatherby and her husband, Hank, of Richwood, Ohio; a sister-in-law, Susan Porterfield of Guyton, GA and several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life service will be held this spring when COVID-19 safety conditions permit.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fayette Regional Humane Society, 153 South Main Street, Suite 3, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

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