Catherine Olivia “Mimi” Davis-Ryan

August 19, 1959 ‒ September 25, 2017

Delaware, Ohio

Catherine Olivia “Mimi” Davis-Ryan, 58, of Delaware passed away unexpectedly Monday evening, September 25, 2017 at Grady Memorial Hospital.

She was born August 19, 1959 in Kansas City, Missouri to the late Robert and Betty Jean (Leverage) Davis.

Mimi attended St. Mary Catholic Church and had been a teacher in the Delaware City Schools SAAC program for many years. Her true love was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Elizabeth “Liz” Minich of Delaware and Tabatha Stratton of Washington; her son, Michael Stratton of Bangor, Maine; 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; 2 brothers, John Davis of Kansas City, Missouri and Tom Davis of Norway.

In addition to her parents, Mimi was preceded in death by her brother Paul Burchette.

A memorial mass will be celebrated on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 12:00 (noon) at St. Mary Catholic Church, 82 E. William Street, Delaware with Rev. Fr. Michael Watson officiating. Immediately following the service, there will be a reception at the Northgate Church, 7097 East State Route 37, Sunbury, OH.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mimi’s memory may be made to the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center to assist the family with expenses.

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  • Liz, you don’t deserve the pain you and your family are going through. My prayers are with you all and please know I love you all and will always be there when you need me. Deepest condolences! Loree G.

  • The past years of seeing her kids growing up were a great adventure for me while they were living in Merriam,Kansas. She was a great individual and a peson to know. Take care of her dear Lord.