Catherine M. Charleston

Catherine Marie “Kate” (Digilio Fulton) Charleston

October 3, 1931 – September 5, 2020


Survived by Russell/Nancy Fulton, Rick/Mary Fulton, Robin/Renee Fulton; Steve/Ruth Charleston, Susie Charleston and Justice/Steve Lyons; grandkids: Amanda Fulton, Mindy/Jon Stohler, Maureen Fulton/Brian Windhorst, Joel Fulton, Travis Fulton, Rachael Fulton, Maggie/Vinnie Bruno, Jennifer Charleston, Lisa Charleston, Steven Charleston, Anthony Charleston, Megan/Alex Dombrowski, Jason McFarland, and Josh McFarland; great-grandkids: Alexander and Ian Stohler; Everett and Evelyn Fulton, Dane Windhorst, Chaiston Crumpton, Gabriel Bruno, Case Woracek and Raymond Bruno, Madysen, Savanah and Roman Charleston, Kirstynn McFarland, Maddox Dombrowski; great-great-grandkid: Ezra Anthony Charleston; brother, Sonny Digilio; sisters-in-law: Sue Digilio, Rose Digilio, and Angie Mainor.  She was preceded in death by parents: Dorothy (Abboud)/Lonnie Karnes, Tony/Popsey Digilio; husbands: Russell J. Fulton (for 21 years) and Everett “Smokey” Charleston (for 32 years); daughter, Katie Ann Woracek; grandson, Tim McFarland; great-grandson, Nolan Steven Dombrowski; 2 brothers, Jim Digilio, and Sam Digilio; and step-sister, Marguerite Polmantier.

VISITATION (Masks must be worn): Thursday, September 10th from 9:30am to 10:30am, at the West Center Chapel.  Private Family Service, Heafey Hoffmann Dworak & Cutler, 7805 W Center Rd.  INTERMENT: Westlawn-Hillcrest Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to: Holy Cross Catholic Church, 4810 Woolworth Ave., Omaha, NE 68106, 402-553-7500;

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  • Julissa Nesler Posted September 8, 2020 6:38 pm

    Mindy and family, I am so sorry foe your loss. Your grandma was an amazing, funny, caring lady. Happy to have meet your amazing grandma. God bless you and family ❤️🙏🏼

  • Merrylou Windhorst Posted September 8, 2020 8:26 pm

    So sorry for the loss of Kate. She was a unique woman who showed the way to live life. The times I spent with her were few but full of stories and laughter. I wish my grandson, her grandson, Dane could have known her and experience her family history. Blessings to the family.

  • Anthony Digilio Posted September 10, 2020 1:03 pm

    Love you sister kate can still vision you

    …… hitting the exacta at aksarben love your little brother Sonny

  • Sunny White Posted July 6, 2021 7:02 pm

    Was absolutely devastated that we were not informed of Kate’s passing…..she was dearly loved by the Charleston family…..Rest in Peace Kate know you were loved

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