Cathy Violet Huff Madere
Cathy Violet Huff Madere passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at the age of
68. She is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas J. Huff and Catherine Buras Huff; her sister Evelyn Warnken; and her brother, Clifton Huff. Cathy is the beloved wife of Albert “Al” J. Madere for 50 years. She is the loving mother of Eugene “Gene” Madere (Jamie) and Chad Madere (Judy). She is the devoted grandmother of Dylan, Tyler, Landin, Mia and Myles Madere. She is the cherished sister of Shirley Grundmeyer (the late Arthur), William “Bubby” Huff (Brenda) and Dawn Hartzog (the late Lawrence) and her brother-in-law, Irvin Juneau and his wife, the late Kay Madere Juneau. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, friends, family, employees and her boxer, Tyson. Cathy is a 1969 graduate of Buras High School. Since 1982, she and Al have owned and operated, along with their two sons, Madere & Sons Towing, providing marine services to the Gulf Coast of Louisiana. She was known as “Momma Cat”, by her employees, who she treated as family. She will be remembered as a caring, loving, kind-hearted, and giving person, who was always put the needs of others before her own. She was supportive and generous to local organizations and anyone in need in her community. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Heart of Hospice, especially Kelly and Keisha for the compassionate care given to her. Cathy had a love for animals. Donations in her memory can be mailed to PAWS-Plaquemines Animal Welfare Society: 455 F. Edward Hebert Belle Chasse, LA 70037. Family and friends attended a Visitation on Friday, September 27, 2019 followed by a Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 8968 Hwy. 23 Belle Chasse, LA. Interment: OLPH Cemetery. To view and sign the online guestbook visit www.mothefunerals.com.