Cathy (Hennrich) Cole, age 68, died early in the morning of July 16, 2013 at her home in Stamford. Born June 9, 1945, she had lived in Stamford 37 years. Survived by Stephen, her husband of 43 years, brother Carl of Honolulu, HI, daughter Samantha of Riverside, RI, son Jason of Acton, MA, three grandchildren and three nieces, she will be greatly missed.
Cathy was born and raised in Rochester, NY, and was the daughter of the late Nancy Allendorf and the late Warren Hennrich. She was a 1967 graduate of Stanford University, where she majored in International Relations.
She was an avid gardener and was an active member of the Stamford Garden Club, as well as a longtime member of the Alliance Francaise in Greenwich. Fluent in French, she frequently visited France and other Francophone countries, and had traveled throughout Europe and many other regions of the world. Her family and friends will always remember and celebrate her sharp wit and her great love of life's finer pleasures.
A memorial service will be held at the Bartlett Arboretum in Stamford on Monday, July 22, from 6-9 pm. A private interment in Rochester, NY will be held later this summer. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Stamford Garden Club or the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.leopgallagherstamford.com