Catherine A. Vail

Catherine A. Vail

Nov 29, 1929 – Jan 4, 2021

40-year Sears employee. She was preceded in death by her parents, John M. and Barbara Vail; sisters, Alice Craney, Rita Vail; brother, Jack Vail; niece, Michaela Vail. She is survived by her nieces & nephews: Barbara (Don) Van Wassenhoven, Michael Craney, Daniel (Cinda) Craney, Timothy (Cammie) Vail, Patty (Joseph) Lopez, Terry (Mary Ann) Vail, Mary Kay (Geno) Healy, Kevin (Denise) Vail, Brigid Vail; 27 grand nieces and nephews; 16 great-grandnieces and great-grand nephews.

The family would like to thank the staff at Richmont Village and Visiting Angels.

VIGIL: Thursday, January 7, 2021m 7:00PM, St. Columbkille Catholic Church.  MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL Friday, January 8, 2021, 10:00AM, St. Columbkille Church.  Interment, Calvary Cemetery. Memorials to Columban Fathers or St. Columbkille Catholic Church.

To view live broadcasts of the Vigil Service and Mass, go to and click the “View Live Service” button on the home page.


  • Jody Van Wassenhoven Posted January 7, 2021 6:23 pm

    Sending my thoughts and prayers to the Vail and Craney/VanWassenhoven families.

  • Jean N Mayberry Posted May 6, 2021 10:15 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I was a resident at Richmont with Catherine for a year or two. She was such a fun companion and told some great stories. She loved her nieces and nephews and her “ice cream cones”! I will miss her.

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