Catherine Ann Jakinovich (nee Beauvais) “Kitty” passed away in the morning of January 4th, 2019. She was 78 years old. Originally from Detroit MI, Kitty made a home in Riverdale NY for over 40 years. She gave over 20 years of service to St. Joseph’s Hospital of Yonkers. She enjoyed traveling to Michigan to visit her extended family, and travelling with her children to places of natural beauty such as Alaska, Maine, the Bahamas & Ireland. A faithful parishioner of St. Margaret’s Church, she enthusiastically participated in the parish Leisure Club, Knitting Club and the Right-To-Life group. She will be missed by the staff and residents alike at her beloved Five-Star Residence of Yonkers, where she was a favorite for her kindness & sunny attitude. Kitty is survived by her son, Bill (Susanne), her daughter, Hellene (Markus Schild), brothers Paul (Patricia) and Ralph. She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul & Helen Beauvais, brother Joseph, and sister Virginia. She will be remembered lovingly by her many nieces & nephews, neighbors & friends.
Wake Tuesday, January 8th 2019 from 6-9 pm at Riverdale-on-Hudson Funeral Home, 6110 Riverdale Avenue, Bronx NY. Services will continue at Nie Funeral Home in Ann Arbor Michigan for a wake on Friday, January 11th 2019 from 6-9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, January 12th 2019 at 10:30 am at St. Thomas Church in Michigan. Interment to follow at Arborcrest Memorial Park.