Kathy has devoted nearly 43 years to working with young people and has been a mentor to many. For more than 35 years, she has worked with the developmentally disabled residents at the Hanot Home in Lockford, Calif.
She has used her artistic ability to help and influence others — from small children to senior citizens. Kathy has won many ribbons and awards for her artwork, but feels that her greatest accomplishments have been in helping others.
She received the Pope Pius X Award for contributing as a volunteer, more than 10 years to teaching religion classes to high schoolers and junior high students.
Kathy was honored by St Anthony’s school PTG for dedicated service to the school’s programs and for being on the School Board.
Kathy is a Board member and Past President of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Manteca and Lathrop. She volunteers weekly at both the Manteca Club and the Lathrop Club, teaching an art class.
Kathy, along with her husband, ran the Manteca Idol singing contest for two years as a volunteer. She is a Board member and current President of Soroptimist International of Manteca.
Kathy and her husband, Jerry, live in Manteca. She has three sons and one daughter, 22 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and another on the way.