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Catherine Bottie Stirber

April 12, 1926 — January 21, 2024

Davenport Barrington

Catherine “Kay” (Stirber) Bottie, 97, Lake Barrington, IL died on January 21, 2024.

She was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1926 to Regina (nee: Phelan) and Francis Hanny, raised by Loretta “Laura” Hanny.

Catherine was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Bottie and her siblings Frank and Bill Hanny and Dorothy Riehl, and her grandson Christopher Anthony Jarney.

Survived by her children, Lorraine Jarney (Chris-dec.), North Carolina, Constance Washnik (Andy-dec.), North Carolina, Art Bottie (Sally nee: Gracie), Maine, Mary Bottie (Jim Austgen) Illinois, Jeanne-Marie Lombardi, Illinois, Allison Colasurdo (Tim) New Jersey and her husband Raymond Stirber, Illinois.

Loving grandchildren Crystal, Regina, Megan – Tanya, Nicholas – Emily, Anthony – Shelbey, Scott, Luke - Chloe. Delightful great-grandchildren Brooklin, Nicole, Christopher, Makayla, Olivia, Alee – Lucas, Madison – Payton, Alexander, Avery and Darren.

There will be visitation at Davenport Family Funeral Home in Barrington, IL on Tuesday January 23, 2024 from 4-8 PM.   Additional visitation at Saint Anne Catholic Community, Barrington, IL on January 24, 2024 10-11 AM followed by Catherine’s funeral mass. Livestream is available at

In New Jersey, visitation at Vander Platt Funeral Home, Wyckoff will be Saturday January 27, 2024 11 AM-1 PM followed by the burial service at Ascension Cemetery, Monsey, NY.

Catherine will always be remembered for her passion as a mother and her strong faith in the Lord.  Her keen interests include reading, gardening, history, and politics. Her ministry to others in need was fulfilled daily through Saint Anne Project Hope and her volunteer work at House of Hope resale shop. Her efforts helped feed the hungry and provide support for those in need. Catherine will live in the hearts of all who knew and loved her.

We thank everyone for their love and support throughout Catherine’s life. If considering flowers or a donation, please think of Saint Anne Project Hope.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Catherine Bottie Stirber, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, January 23, 2024

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Davenport Family Funeral Home and Crematory

149 West Main Street, Barrington, IL 60010

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Funeral Mass

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Anne Catholic Community

120 Ela St, Barrington, IL 60010

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