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Cathleen Cordelia Hubbard, 66, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at her Philadelphia home surrounded by her loving family.

Cathleen was born on July 24, 1952 in Camden, NJ. She was the youngest daughter of Kennard Norman Hubbard and Cordelia Martin Hubbard. She graduated from Faith Tabernacle School and then attended Steelman Business School which was in Camden, NJ. After finishing the course at the business school, she began working at Faith Tabernacle School teaching shorthand and typing to high school in February 1971. Eventually she was switched to elementary which she loved. She taught 3rd grade for a time then 1st grade. She became the Elementary Principal in 1996 until leaving in 2013 after 40 years of service.

Cathleen loved teaching, chatting with friends and family, spending time with her nieces, nephews and cousins, traveling, enjoyed good cuisine and popcorn.

Preceded in death by her parents Kennard Norman Hubbard and Cordelia Martin Hubbard and two sisters, Rosemary Hubbard Lennon and Martha Hubbard. She never married but is survived by a brother Norman Hubbard (late wife Diane), sister Mary Hubbard, sister Carolyn Hubbard Johnson (late husband Wayne), and many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The viewing will be from 8:30 until 11:15 and the service will be held at 11:30 am on Friday, July 19 at John F Fluehr & Sons in Philadelphia. Internment at Ivy Hill Cemetery, 1201 Easton Road, Philadelphia, PA 19150.


John F. Fluehr & Sons, Inc.

Funeral Home Serving Families Since 1898

3301 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19149


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