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Obituaries: 07/01/2014

Kathryn Anne Bongiovanni

Kenwood Resident


Kathryn Anne Bongiovanni


Kathryn Anne Bongiovanni, affectionately known as Katerina to her husband, left this world on June 19, 2014, with a happy heart and freeness of spirit. She left behind her loving and bereft husband, Mario, and daughter Maria. Kathy and Mario shared a decades-long love affair that can best be described as magical and otherworldly. Until the day she died, and continuing in his thoughts thereafter, she has been the center of his universe; his sunrise and sunset; his muse; and someone who infused his spirit with happiness due to her carefree nature. Kathy was an exceptionally gentle soul with an unparalleled ability to connect with and empathize with others. She cared immensely about the human condition and treated all who she came upon with kindness and grace. Those whose lives she touched are better for having had her in them; she embodied fullness of heart and integrity of soul. Her loss has caused a profound tear in the fabric of her family, the ragged edges of which will smooth in time, but will never be sewn together again. In honor of her wishes, no service will be held. Instead, she will be internally memorialized by those who loved her, living on in the form of the simple things she enjoyed so much, such as the feel of sunshine on her skin, the sound of the wind rustling the leaves of trees, or the sight of a bee alighting on a bloom of lavender.



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