Kathy Theresa Johnston (Coughlin) | 1958 - 2014 | Obituary

Kathy Theresa Johnston (Coughlin)
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Kathy Theresa Johnston (Coughlin)

Born: October 12, 1958
Died: April 12, 2014

Loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt, Nana, and friend.

Kathy was born at Mercy Hospital in Redding, California on October 12, 1958 to Jerry and Alicia Coughlin.

She was a two-time cancer survivor (Hodgkin's at 18 and Breast Cancer at 38) and suffered from Radiated Heart Disease. Kathy passed away after an open heart surgery and subsequently suffering a major stroke on April 12, 2014, with her mother, daughters, loving husband and his best friend Jim Farmer by her side. She was 55 years young and was one of three children.

She is survived by her immediate family: husband, Richard; daughters, Janell Johnston, Kristy Lanham, and Mary Stein; her father, Jerry and mother, Alicia (Brown); and her brothers, Steve and Chris. Kathy leaves behind three beautiful grandchildren, Ashlynn Brenna and Isaac Cooper from daughter, Kristy and her husband, Tyler; and Wesley Joseph from daughter, Mary and her husband, Joey.

A Memorial Mass was held for Kathy at Saint Joseph's Church.

Celebration of life will be held Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at Neighborhood Church of Redding, 777 Loma Vista Dr., where a viewing will be held, 9:00-9:45 a.m. prior to services.
Interment will follow at Saint Joseph's Cemetery on Eureka Way at 11:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kathy's name, at North Valley Bank in Redding.

Our angelic Kathy is now in the arms of our blessed Lord.

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Arrangements handled through Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel in Redding (243-1525).

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