|Birth||10 Mar 1909||Bradford, Essex Co., Mass.|
|Also Known As||Cank|
|Description||5’4”, brown hair (later bleached), blue eyes, heavy in later years|
|Fact||She was one of the first people to work with the “Iron Lung,” a fact of which she was proud throughout her life.|
|Health Note||She contracted malaria during one of many trips to Africa.|
She suffered senile dementia (apparently not Alzheimers Disease) with s ymptoms beginning about 1986 and was finally placed in a nursing home in about 1994 (her daughter Jane says she also suffered several minor strokes because she did not take her high blood pressure medicine). She remained ambulatory until weeks before she died, though during the last several month she lost the ability to speak, and for several years prior to that had been unable to link names and faces.
She died in her sleep at age 94 after steadily losing weight over the course of 6 months.
|Occupation||Registered Nurse (retired upon marriage)|
|Real Estate||Lived at:|
- 4 Pond Street, Haverhill, Mass., at time of her marriage
- 175 Brookhaven Dr., North Kingstown, RI, from abt 1988-1994 when she was placed in a nursing home
|Died||24 May 2003||Providence, Providence Co., RI|
|Person ID||I8||Owings Stone Genealogy, Ancestry & Heritage|
|Last Modified||30 May 2003 00:00:00|
|Father||CARL HOWARD WEBSTER, b. 1 Jul 1884, Haverhill, Essex Co., Mass.|
|Mother||MAUDE FRANCES BUXTON, b. 20 Jan 1887, Newburgh, Orange Co., New York|
|Family ID||F15||Group Sheet|
|Family||DANIEL (Donato) VINCENT TROPPOLI, b. 25 Oct 1901, 133 Spruce, Providence, Providence Co., RI|
|Married||1 Sep 1934||Haverhill, Essex Co., Mass. |
|Family ID||F2||Group Sheet|
|Photos||Butters, Charles holding Catharen Webster|
Charles Butters holds his great-granddaughter Catharen Buxton Webster. A hand written note by Catharen identifies them both.
|Webster family c. 1915|
Four generations. Catharen and Howard Webster, their father Carl Webster, his mother Carrie Parker Butters Webster and her father Charles Butters
|Webster, Catharen B.|
She poses in her nurse uniform.
|Troppoli, Daniel & Catharen|
Individual photos of Daniel and Catharen Webster relaxing at their cottage at Mirror Lake, Massachusetts
|Webster, Maude Buxton with daughter Catharen|
|Webster, Catharen c. 1925|
Catharen Webster at Plum Island, Massachusetts
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