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Catherine O’Hara

Thursday, July 23, 2020
Catherine O’Hara

Catherine Terral O’Hara, 91, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 11, 2020, in Harlingen.

A memorial service will be held in Hamilton at a later date.

Catherine was born Sept. 12, 1928, in Hamilton, the daughter of J.B. and Ruby Arnett. She was married in 1947 to Verna Terral in Hamilton. They had two children, David Nathan Terral and Rebecca Ann Terral. She was preceded in death by Verna in 1966, J. B. (father) in 1995, Ruby (mother) in 1998 and David (son) in 2020.

She worked for Texas A&M University in the Range Science Department where she met Frank J. O’Hara, and Hamilton

they were married in 1973. Frank and Catherine retired in 1987 from Texas A&M University and moved to the farm in Hamilton. They enjoyed their 23 years at the farm ranching, farming and golfing.

Catherine loved when all the family would be at the farm together. She loved cooking and quilting. She loved having her four grandsons come and stay with them in the summer.

In 2010, she and Frank moved back to College Station. Frank and Catherine were married for 42 years, and she was preceded in death by Frank in 2015.

Catherine is survived by daughter Rebecca Ann Kendrick and husband Steve of Port Mansfield; daughter-in-law, Brenda Terral of College Station; stepson Timothy O’Hara and wife Laura of Oaxaca, Mexico; grandsons Cy Terral and wife Emily and Justin Terral and wife Lisa, all of College Station, Shawn Terral and wife Cristina of Cypress and Blake Kendrick and wife Jayme of Southlake; eight great-grandchildren, Carter, Cooper, Reid, Max, Maddie, Isabel, Darren and Rachel; and one great-great-grandchild, Josie.

The family is especially thankful for the love and care given by The Hope House and Selah Hospice.