Catherine Marilyn (“Lyn”) (McCarthy) Heider
Catherine Marilyn “Lyn” Heider, of Westlake, Ohio, passed away on March 21, 2021, after a lifetime of active engagement with family, friends and religious organizations. Lyn was born on December 21, 1929 – a “depression baby” – in Albany, NY, to Frank and Catherine (McCabe) Spath, the eldest of two children. She followed in her mother’s footsteps in attending Trinity College in Washington, DC, capping 16 years of Catholic education, graduating magna cum laude with a BA in Chemistry. Lyn was very involved with Trinity Alumnae events and maintained close relationships with her Trinity friends throughout her life. She went on to obtain her MS in Physical Chemistry from Carnegie Mellon University, the only woman among a class of 53.
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