Kathleen Ann Bedford (nee Bouman), age 81, passed away peacefully on September 19, 2022. Beloved wife of Edward; loving mother of Sharon (Dan) Douglas. Preceded in death by her sons Edward (Eddie), and William (Bill). Devoted grandmother of Zoe and Lucy Douglas, who both brought her great joy. Dear sister of the late Joseph (the late Jane), James (Sandy), and Mary Jo (Michael). Dear family friend of Jeanne (Wayne) Stuntz.
Kathy was a graduate of St. Colman, Lourdes Academy, Saint John Hospital of Nursing (RN), and Ohio State University (BSN). Kathy worked as a pediatric nurse, and provided lifelong care for her sons who had Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy. She was a faithful Catholic for her entire life. She was devoted to Christ and was grateful to attend daily Mass and rosary at Ennis Court in Lakewood, Ohio, where she resided and was lovingly cared for over the last year. Kathy was well-known for her kind heart, her smile, and her deep love for others which was genuine and unconditional.
Memorial contributions may be made to Youth Challenge at https://www.youthchallengesports.com/kbedford/ or to St. Peter's Church, 379 S. Crawford Street, Millersburg, OH 44654.
Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, October 14, 2022 at 12:00 noon at St. Peter's Church, 379 S. Crawford Street, Millersburg, OH with a visitation at 11:00am until the time of the service. Private interment at Holy Cross Cemetery at a later date. (440) 333-9774 www.buschcares.com