Phippen, Katharine (Kay) a 40 year resident of Torrance, passed away on Wednesday, October 1, 2008 in Vacaville, Ca. Born in Canandaigua, NY, Kay was 95 when she died. She was a former Regent and longtime member of the Catholic Daughters of America and an active member of St. James Catholic Church.She enjoyed bowling, gardening, and cooking. She is survived by her daughters, Deanna Barrie of Grass Valley, CA, and Doris Velasco of Vacaville; her son-in-law, Russ Velasco; three grandsons, Sean and Tyler Barrie and Nikko Velasco; two sisters, Sr. Anne Maura Morris and Sr .Anne Martin Morris of Rocherster, NY and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Willard D. (Bill) Phippen, her parents Anna and Martin Morris and 10 brothers and sisters. A gathering of family and friends will be held at Rice Mortuary on Thursday, October 9 from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. The funeral Mass will be held at St. James Catholic Church on Friday, October 10, 2008 at 10:00 A.M. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City.

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  1. Hi! Doris,Dee & Families, Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. We take comfort in all our happy memories of your Mom. Thank you for being such loving daughters. God grant you comfort and peace. Prayerfully, In Christ- Srs.Anne Maura & Anne Martin

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