Kathy Rosemarie Kotas (nee Scimone), 70, of Leesburg, Florida, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Shands Hospital in Leesburg, following a short illness. She was born in Cleveland. She resided in Leesburg the past 11 years, after moving from Dallas. She had previously lived in Grand Blanc, Michigan and Seven Hills.
She worked for General Motors Logistics department in Flint Michigan for many years.
She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church in Leesburg.
Kathy enjoyed riding motorcycles, traveling, singing karaoke, and visiting with friends at the Eagles and Elks clubs in Leesburg.
Surviving are her husband of 51 years, Jerry; sons, Frank (Charlene) Kotas of North Ridgeville, Tim (Lisa) Kotas of Pullman, Michigan; and grandchildren, Frank and Adam Kotas.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Rose Scimone; granddaughter, Amanda Kotas; brother, Peter Scimone; and sister, Donna Balogh.
A remembrance gathering will be held at 2 P.M., Saturday, March 30, 2013, at her son Frank’s home, 35280 Downing Avenue, North Ridgeville, Ohio 44039. Private interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Brookpark, at a later date.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation, www.ebkids.org