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In Memory of

Katherine Young Pecorino

November 19, 1930 - May 15, 2017

Obituary


Katherine Young Pecorino went to join her parents and family in eternal peace on May 15, 2017. Cathey was born on November 19, 1930 in Grant, Louisiana and raised in DeRidder, Louisiana. She majored in music at McNeese College in Lake Charles, Louisiana, where she met the love of her life, Victor Pecorino. They married on June 12, 1949 and were happily married just short of 68 years. Cathey and Vic adopted and raised two "chosen" children, James Lamar and Leanne who she adored with all her heart and soul. She raised them to always...

Katherine Young Pecorino went to join her parents and family in eternal peace on May 15, 2017. Cathey was born on November 19, 1930 in Grant, Louisiana and raised in DeRidder, Louisiana. She majored in music at McNeese College in Lake Charles, Louisiana, where she met the love of her life, Victor Pecorino. They married on June 12, 1949 and were happily married just short of 68 years. Cathey and Vic adopted and raised two "chosen" children, James Lamar and Leanne who she adored with all her heart and soul. She raised them to always seek God's will in every aspect of their lives and to put Him first and foremost above all.

Cathey taught business classes and a modeling course at Durham's Business College where she retired in 1982. Her students were like her own children to her often coming to her for personal advice and showering her with love.

Cathey was preceded in death by her parents, G.O. and Hulda Young, along with five sisters and six brothers.

She is survived by her husband, Victor Pecorino; son, Lamar and his wife Sabrina; daughter, Leanne and her fiancé Michael; sisters-in-law, Concetta and Anna Ruth Pecorino; numerous grandchildren, great- grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, May 22, 2017 at Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home in Pflugerville, Texas.