Mary Catherine “Cat” Fry, 94 of Greenfield passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Springhurst Health Campus in Greenfield. She was born on May 27, 1926, in McCordsville, Indiana to the late Byford L. & India Grace (Wright) Lane.
Cat was a life-long Hancock County resident and 1944 graduate of McCordsville High School. She married the love of her life, William “Sleepy” Fry on November 18, 1946, and spent nearly 70 years together until his passing in 2015. She worked for Ft. Benjamin Harrison Finance & Accounting Center. She was a 75-year member of the Eden Eastern Star, a member of the Mt. Comfort United Methodist Church and Bible study. Cat enjoyed crocheting, crossword puzzles and canning vegetables and was a great cook. More than anything, she loved being with her family who she loved dearly.
She is survived by children: Kenneth (Jerri) Fry and Dennis (Shirley Nelson) Fry and Donna (Steve) Durack all of Greenfield; 5 grandchildren: Jenny Barnes; Noel (Morgan Williams)Hatcher; Mindy (Nick) Vanlaningham; Jill (Kevin) Prefontaine and Daniel (Matthew Grindle) Durack; 10 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; sister Elsie McCord as well as several nieces nephews and cousins. .
Cat was preceded in death by her parents and husband Sleepy listed above; grandson Ryan Fry, sister Georgia Pearl Lain and brother Paul Lane.
Friends may call on Saturday, January 16, 2021 from 11:00 am until time of service at 12:30 pm at Seals Funeral Home, Fortville. As a reminder, due to the COVID 19 pandemic, only 25 people are permitted in the funeral home at a time, masks are required, and social distancing must be observed, so please plan your visit accordingly. The funeral service will be live-streamed on the funeral home website. The link for the live stream is at the bottom of this page. Burial will follow at Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Fortville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Comfort Church 3179 N. 600 West Greenfield, IN 46140 or the charity of the donor's choice. To share memories and online condolences with Cat’s family, please visit www.sealsfuneralhome.com.
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