Originally created 02/28/01

Mrs. Catherine Blust



Mrs. Catherine J. "Kitty" Blust, 70, of Ridge Road, died Monday, Feb. 26, 2001, at Medical College of Georgia Hospital.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father John Lyons officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mrs. Blust, a native of Augusta, had retired from AT&T Corp. and was a volunteer at Downtown Cooperative Ministries Soup Kitchen. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Survivors include two sons, David Perper, Augusta, and Mark Perper, Elberton; a stepson, Gary Blust, Aurora, Ill.; and a brother, Michael Jones, Grovetown.

Pallbearers will be Pete Jones, Rick Ciechan, Pick Gibbs, Caleb Smith, Charlie Lass, Michael Ciechan, Greg Wilson and Jason Smith.

Memorials may be made to: St. Joseph Catholic Church Building Fund, 2607 Lumpkin Road, Augusta, GA 30906.

The family will receive friends after a 7 p.m. vigil service today at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Telfair Street, until 9 p.m.

The Augusta Chronicle, Feb. 28, 2001