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December 4, 1947 ~ November 16, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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Cathleen Posson, of Posson Hill Extension, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, November 16, 2023. Born December 4, 1947, in Schenectady, she was the daughter of the late Earl W. and Verna (Elliott) Ellis of Middleburgh, NY.
Cathy graduated from Middleburgh Central School and worked for the NYS Division of Parole in Albany, from the summer of 1967 until her retirement on July 1, 2006. She was a member of the Middleburgh Pilgrim Holiness Church, where she taught Sunday School for many years and served as Sunday School Superintendent.
Cathy loved family gatherings and could often be found behind the camera lens capturing family members and special moments. Quiet moments found her sewing, taking care of her family and keeping her home.
Cathy is survived by her husband of 43 years: John Posson; her son: Keith Posson; her sister: Merylin Ellis; her sisters-in-law: Isabel Whitney and Joyce Schaub; her brother-in-law: Channing Posson; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her parents; her son: Mark Posson and her brother: Joseph L. Ellis.
A funeral service will be held at 10:00AM on Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at Coltrain Funeral Home, LLC 134 River Street, Middleburgh, NY 12122. Interment will follow in the Middleburgh Cemetery. A visitation will be from 6:00-8:00PM on Monday, November 20, 2023 at the Funeral Home with Cathy’s family.
Memorial donations in Cathy’s honor may be sent to the Pilgrim Holiness Church, 2560 State Route 145, Middleburgh, NY 12122