Niagara Gazette

March 16, 2014

Kathleen A. McClinsey

Niagara Gazette

NIAGARA FALLS — Kathleen A. McClinsey, 58, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on March 15, 2014, at her residence. Born in Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Harry E. "Zeke" Sr. and Rita (Gallagher) McClinsey.

Kathleen moved to Niagara Falls, NY when she was a child with her family, where she lived until the present time. She attended local schools, including the former LaSalle High School.  Kathleen loved completing puzzles, collecting teddy bears and was an avid lover of animals. She also enjoyed camping and spending time with her loving friends and family. Kathleen will be remembered for her sense of humor and contagious laughter.

Kathleen is survived by her three siblings, Harry E. McClinsey, Jr., James A. McClinsey, Mary (Rich) Levesque, all of Niagara Falls, NY; her nieces and nephews, Andrew McClinsey, Stacey McClinsey, Alex McClinsey, Joseph Levesque and Robert Levesque; two great-nephews, Joshua Young, Andrew Levesque; one great-niece, Lily Fredricks; one aunt, Sally (Sam) Gallagher; one uncle, Jim (Joan) Gallagher, as well as her most beloved friend, whom she adopted as her mom and dad, Butch and Sandy Milliron. She was predeceased by her fiance of 30 years, Richard "Slim" Chutko and one nephew, Stephen McClinsey.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 19th, from 3-7 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI & SON FUNERAL CHAPEL, 468-19th Street, Niagara Falls, NY, where funeral services will follow at  7:00 PM, with Rev. Robert Stolinski officiating.

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