Kathleen A "Kathy" Laheney

January 25, 1957 - April 9, 2021
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Kathleen A. Laheney of North Port, Florida was born on January 25, 1957 and passed away on April 9, 2021.

Kathy passed away peacefully at home after a courageous battle with a brief illness. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends. Those who were fortunate enough to know her enjoyed her quick wit, generosity and enormous loving heart for people and animals.

She was born at Westchester Square Hospital in Bronx, New York. She grew up in Ramsey, New Jersey and graduated from Ramsey High School in 1975. She later moved to Florida to help care for her parents.

Kathy was the Floral Manager at King’s Supermarket in New Jersey and the Floral Buyer at Whole Foods in Florida. She had a true gift for horticulture, and she really enjoyed the good times with her colleagues.

She is preceded in death by her adoring parents, James and Florence Laheney and her brother, Michael Laheney.

Kathy is survived by her loving partner and soulmate of over 30 years, Donna Howard; brothers, James (Carol) Laheney, John (Carol) Laheney; sisters, Patricia (Martin) Kolb and Barbara (Doug) Guido; along with her precious nieces and nephews, Alana, Christopher, Shannon, Nicole, Ryan, Kayla and Megan. She will forever be missed by her fur babies, Sammy, Sophie and Bella.

The family is at peace knowing that Kathy is in Heaven joining her parents and younger brother, Michael. She will be dearly missed and forever in our hearts.

Funeral Arrangements by Farley Funeral Homes & Crematory, Venice & North Port, Florida.

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Born: January 25, 1957
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Much love to all of you, Pat David and Brooke posted on 4/18/21

God bless you and your family. We are so sorry for your loss. Kathy will be missed by all of us, but especially by her family. Donna please know that we are here for you. We are only a phone call away. Much love to all of you, Pat David and Brooke

 

Terrill posted on 4/11/21

Sadness overwhelms us at the loss of such a loving & kind woman. She will always be in our hearts. Terrill & Pamela

 

David Howard posted on 4/11/21

Aunt Kathy. I hope you are at ease, and I know you are watching over Aunt Donna like you always have. Thank you for always accepting me as your nephew from day one. You will be missed

 

David Howard posted on 4/11/21

Aunt Kathy. Just wanted to say this earth will miss you, but I know that you are watching over Aunt Donna. Thank you for always treating me like your own nephew.

 

Leslie Pilz posted on 4/11/21

Such sad news, such a wonderful lady. Sending so many prayers to her family including Donna ❤️🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

 

Christine Doering Victor posted on 4/11/21

I’m so sorry to hear of Kathy’s passing. She was my first born cousin and I fondly remember playing with her at Grandmother’s house in the Bronx. My prayers are with all her siblings and friends

 

Kevin Howard posted on 4/11/21

Donna really a tough time sorry may she rest in peace

 

Kevin Howard posted on 4/11/21

Donna really a tough time sorry may she rest in peace

 

Diana Richardson posted on 4/11/21

Rest in forever peace.

 

Candace larkins posted on 4/11/21

Well said I will miss my best friend. Forever in my haert!

 

Gary Wyckoff posted on 4/11/21

So sorry for your loss. Kathy was one of my first non-family friends in Fla. Always words for all. Her light will be missed by all. Rest In Peace Kathy.

 

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