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Sad passing of Cathy Takahashi

It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Cathy Takahashi on October 6, 2021, at the age of 62.

Cathy Marie Takahashi was born August 6, 1959 to Marg and Jack Sheffield. Cathy was a loving and devoted mother to Christy (Simon), Jenny (Rob) and Emi (Robert). Beloved grandmother of Alice, Kato, Talula and Phil, much loved older sister to Steve Sheffield and caring aunt to her nieces and nephews. She was cherished by her spouse, Dennis Hearty, his daughter Lisa (Derek) and grandchildren Henry, Owen, Lilly and Grayson.

Cathy was an accomplished judoka. She was a former national judo champion and national team member, achieving a fourth degree black belt. After retiring from competition, she stayed involved in judo through coaching and teaching. Cathy will be greatly missed.

Information on visitation and service can be found at the following link:


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