Catherine Marie Hedger, age 64, of North Vernon passed away on Monday October 14, 2019 surrounded by her family and close friends. Catherine was born in Hamilton Ohio on October 29, 1954 the daughter of the late Chester and Mary Lou (Ritchie) Collins. She grew up outside of Osgood and attended school at South Ripley.
After school she would marry Stanley Hedger and they raised 2 daughters. Stanley preceded her in death, and she would marry Anthony Tucker on April 9, 2015 and he survives. Catherine worked for several years in custodian supervision for hospitals and nursing homes. She grew up in Osgood, but lived several years in the Hope, In area.
Catherine loved her family and spending time with them. She enjoyed baking, growing flowers, and fishing, even with her fear of water.
She will be deeply missed by husband Anthony, daughters Peggy (Kamron) Bush of North Vernon and Karen (Timmy) McNally of Brownstown, brother Roy (Penny) Lee Collins of Butlerville, sisters Judy (Roark) Spurlock of Moores Hill and Pauline Cyrus (Dallas) Richter of Aurora, 3 grand children and 5 great grandchildren, and special friend Connie Arnett of Osgood.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday October 23, 2019 from 1-3 pm. at Neal’s Funeral Home in Osgood, followed by Funeral services at 3 pm. Burial will follow at Perseverance Cemetery outside of Osgood.
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