Catherine Birmingham

Obituary of Catherine Birmingham

Catherine Birmingham, 74, of  Budd Lake, NJ passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.  Cathy was born on February 22, 1943 in Brooklyn, NY.  She has lived in Budd Lake for the past 6 years and was previously from Woodhaven, Queens. 

Cathy enjoyed playing cards, especially Go Fish, sewing and bowling.  She liked to play bingo and loved to visit the casinos in Atlantic City with her husband, Joey. But most of all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Cathy is survived by her husband of 55 years, Joseph Birmingham, Sr., her son, Joseph Birmingham, Jr. and wife Christine, her grandchildren, Brandon, Kyle, and Olivia, her sister, Marie Waldinger, and many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and other family members.  She was predeceased by her mother, Ann Norris, and her brother, Salvatore Blair.

A Celebration of Cathy’s Life will include a visitation on Sunday, June 25, 2017 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at the William J. Leber Funeral Home, 15 Furnace Road (Corner of Rt. 206), Chester, NJ (908) 879-3090. A 10:30am funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday, June 26 at St. Jude Parish in Budd Lake, NJ.  Interment will follow at St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale, NY. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association at