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Cathy A. Culyer, 58, Rye Resident

RYE, N.Y. – Cathy A. Culyer, a longtime resident of Rye, died Monday, June 6. She was 58.

She was born Dec. 27, 1957, in Port Chester to Margaret Warlick Amendola and the late Pat Amendola.

She was raised and educated in Rye and graduated from Rye High School in 1975, and from the College of New Rochelle. She was married Oct. 20, 1979, to James Culyer at Corpus Christi Church in Port Chester. She was a nursery school teacher at Rye Methodist Nursery School and the Christ Church Nursery School. She was a parishioner of The Church of the Resurrection in Rye.

She is survived by her husband, Jim, of Rye; children, Jennifer Abbott, and her husband, John, of Rye, J.J. Culyer, and his wife, Jessi, of Henrico, Va., and Maggie Culyer, and her wife, Deb Culyer, of Port Chester; grandchildren Riley, Faith and Jaxon Culyer, and Hannah and Benjamin Abbott; mother, Margaret Amendola, of Rye; brothers, Patrick Amendola, and his wife, Vicki, of New City, and Richard Amendola, and his wife, Pamela, of Haverhill, Massachusetts.

In addition to her father, she was predeceased by her brother, Joseph Amendola.

A memorial gathering will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Craft Memorial Home Inc., 40 Leicester St., Port Chester. A memorial Mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of the Resurrection, 910 Boston Post Road, Rye. A committal service will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery in Rye Brook.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Pennies In Action, 3100 Dutton Mill Road, Aston, PA 19014.

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