Cathryn Rene Wilkins Bellisario
Cathryn Rene Wilkins Bellisario died peacefully at home in Lake Oswego, Oregon on November 5, 2020.
She was born in Condon, Oregon on February 4, 1939 to her parents Frank and Mary Wilkins and had four brothers and two sisters. Her sister, Janet Radke, is still living.
Cathryn leaves behind eight daughters: Janie Lathrop, Andrea Scanlon, Kristin Bellisario La Fond, Jennifer Bellisario, Happy Hillyer, Mary Helen Bellisario, Wendy Mackin and Candace Mitchell.
There are 19 grandchildren: Happy Lathrop; Parker Scanlon; Quinn, William, Benjamin and Gianna La Fond; Gabriella Gladwell; Felix and Shelby Bellisario; Olivia, Sabrina and Henry Hillyer; Cole, Grayson and Fordham Shanks; Owen Mackin; Phoebe Bellisario; Charlie and Charlotte Mitchell; and a great grandson: Theodore Wildermuth.
Her dedication and love of family are a tribute to the amazing mother and friend she was to many of us. She was a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church for more than 40 years and found great comfort in her relationship with God.
Of the many blessings she provided she also imparted on her family a love of reading and puzzles. Cathryn had a memory like a tack! She had great wisdom and humor, a kind and forgiving heart and a strength that was born of love.
In lieu of flowers, we invite you to honor Cathryn's memory through Catholic Charities of Oregon. A private family service will be held November 20, 2020 at 10:30am at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. The service will be live streamed through the parish website ollparish.com.