Catherine Mildred Huff
Catherine M. Huff, 78, died peacefully at her home on Sunday, September 17, 2023. She was preceded in death by her mother Mabel Master, father George Master and brother Gregory Master. Born March 14, 1945 in Pittsburgh, PA, the daughter of the late George and Mabel (Irving) Master. A graduate of Gateway High School, Monroeville, PA, Montefiore Hospital School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA, Governor’s State University, Park Forest South, IL with a Bachelor in Nursing and the College of St. Francis, Joliet, I with a Masters in Health Administration. Cathie worked as a High School Nurse and Coach for Pom-Pom and Cheerleading at Bolingbrook and Romeoville High Schools and as the Director of Health Services for the Valley View School District. She worked for Advent Health in Illinois and Florida for 30 years as an ER, Intensive Care, Coronary Care and Inpatient Hospice R.N. Cathie was a volunteer for the American Heart Association, the Red Cross and a dedicated member of the United Presbyterian Church of Romeoville and Trinity Presbyterian Church of Palm Coast. Cathie enjoyed being a summer camp nurse at Stronghold Summer Camp in Oregon, IL for many years. She is survived by her husband Rev. John Huff, daughter Shirley and husband James Lassiter, daughter Karen Huff, son Andrew and wife Lisa (Finley) Huff, grandson Donato Coglianese, grandsons Cleyton and Chas Huff, granddaughters Alicia and Elliana Lassiter. Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at 11:00 am at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Dr N, Palm Coast FL 32137 and on Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 3pm at United Presbyterian Church, 2 Belmont Dr, Romeoville, IL 60446.