Katherine Canaly, 95, long time Cleveland resident, died in Crestone, CO March 22, 2022.
Katherine Belle (Pharis) was born in a Cleveland boarding house, July 6, 1926, to parents Catherine (Willis) and William Marlon Pharis. She is proceeded in death by brothers Jack (Shirley), William (Leona), and sister Marjorie (Thomas Edwards). She is survived by brother Thomas. Katherine was introduced by friend and future sister-in-law RoseAnn (deceased), (Bart Diliddo-surviving), and married Mario Lewis Canaly (Canalaz) in 1950, who proceeded her in death. They had six children, Richard (Karen Poney), Christine (Mark Jacobi), Steve and Paul. She was proceeded in death by sons Kenneth and John. Katherine has two grandchildren, Casey (Tina) Canaly and Marlon Jacobi. She has one great grandson, Paxton. Katherine is survived by several nieces and nephews, and their children. Katherine loved her extended family and friends. She pursued learning about history, limited travel and appreciated working at the Metropark Zoo. Her wake will be held Friday, April 29th, at 6:30pm-8:30pm, at Busch Funeral Home, 4334 Pearl Rd in Cleveland. Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, April 30th, 11:00 AM, St. Leo the Great, 4940 Broadview RD, followed by inurnment at Brooklyn Heights Cemetery, 4700 Broadview Road.