Catherine Marie Ghee of Ridgefield died on Sunday, Jan. 24.

She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Ghee, and is survived by her five children, Christine, Thomas, Alex and wife Carolanne, Cathy Anne, Erin and seven grandchildren; Christian, Sam, Olivia, Grace, Connor, Alexandra and Galina.

The daughter of Captain John Lynch and Mary O’Connor, formerly of Cork County, Ireland, she leaves behind a legacy of good deeds, kind thoughts and a generous nature.

For someone born during the great depression she learned the lessons of living frugally but also learned when to enjoy life and how to maximum joy from small pleasures, the family said.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth Seton Church, Ridgefield, on Friday, Jan. 29, at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Peter Cemetery, Danbury. Friends may call at the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main St., Danbury, on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Rosary Hill, 600 Linda Avenue, Hawthorne, N.Y. 10532.