Catherine Ann Havemann. Best. Mom. Ever.
Kay Havemann

We thank family & friends for joining us as we said goodbye to wife, Mom, sister, Grandma, Nana, Grammy, and 'second Mom'

Kay was laid to rest on Sept. 13, 2007 at Arlington Cemetery in Kearny NJ.

Please consider making a donation to the American Lung Association.
Kay's ALA memorial page is here - feel free to leave a Testimonial

Obits: Star-Ledger     |    Suburban Trends (print only, 9/12/07)
          Daily Record   |    Kearny Observer (week of 9/19/07)

Eric wrote a beautiful eulogy.

Kimmy presented this wonderful
tribute (PDF file) on Grammy's birthday, which we celebrated in the hospital. She cried with joy. It's on Kim's myspace page.

Catherine Havemann died at Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, on Sunday, September 9, 2007. She was 78.

Catherine Ann Head -- everyone called her "Kay" -- was born on August 16, 1929 in Newark NJ to George Head and Ella Hartung. She had two sisters, Virginia and Janet. Kay lived in Kearny until she married Barry A. Havemann on August 27, 1952.

Barry & Kay's wedding day
Barry & Kay were married at St. Cecelia's church in Kearny, NJ.

Barry & Kay in 1973
Barry & Kay in 1999
Mom & Dad, 2007

They lived in several locations while Barry was in the Navy before they moved to Pequannock NJ in 1958. Before she retired in 2003, Kay was a homemaker, but also worked as a cosmetics lab technician. She also was the treasurer at the family business, HSH Associates.

Mom & Dad Mom & Dad & sons

She is survived by her husband, Barry; her sons Paul of Oak Ridge NJ, Eric of Queens NY, and Lee of Pequannock NJ; her sister Janet Wysocki of New Providence; and seven grandchildren. She was predeceased by her sister, Virginia.

Beth, Mom, & Kate Beth, Mom, & Kate Beth, Mom, & Kate
Mom & Kimberly Jillian & Kim & Kate.jpg Mom & Kim & Jillian
Chris & Grandma & Dan Luisa and Mom-in-law

We'd like to add more photos... please email them to Paul -at-