A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 26, at St. Stephen Catholic Church, with the Rev. Jerzy Rebacz officiating. Burial will be in St. Bartholomew Catholic Cemetery in the town of Carson.
Visitation will be at the church from 9:30 a.m. Saturday, July 26, until the Mass.
Boston Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.bostonfuneralhome.net.
The former Catherine Mary Francis Hickey was born May 14, 1919, in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, a daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (Powers) Hickey.
She was married to Joseph J. Kutella in October 1943 at St. Patrick Church in St. John’s. They were married for nearly 50 years until his death in 1992.
She became a naturalized citizen of the U.S. Dec. 2, 1946.
She worked in retail, selling cosmetics for almost 45 years.
Survivors include two sons, Jim (Karen), Lake Oswego, Ore., and Ron (Anita), Bend, Ore.; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters and five brothers.