Obituary for Becky Melissa Cathey

Becky Melissa Cathey, RN, 49 years old, died October 15, 2020 peacefully at home in Carlsbad, NM surrounded by her family. She was born July 9, 1971 in the Panama Canal Zone (US Military Facilities) to Doyle “Yaho” & Aurora Banks.

Becky is survived by husband, love of her life, whom she married June 10 1989, and children, James Douglas Cathey & Desiree Yvonne Vander Meulen, Son-in-law, Jacob Vander Meulen and her pets, “Weiner” (Chiweenie) & “Jack” (Doberman pinscher). Becky was a selfless wife, mom, sibling, friend, dog/cat rescue & RN for 20+ yrs (ER, Hospice & Home Health). Becky loved to travel, explore outdoors, yoga, and live life to the fullest. There will be no public service.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made “In Memory of Becky Cathey” to Noah’s Ark Animal Shelter, 5217 Buena Vista Drive Carlsbad, N.M. 88220 via mail or in person.  If credit/debit please request Angela, mgr at Noah’s Ark 575-885-5769.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Becky Melissa Cathey, please visit our floral store.

Source: Denton-Wood Funeral Home

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