Dr. Catherine J. Neighbors (Cathy Paque) died comfortably in her home in Reno, NV, on Friday, April 26, 2019 due to complications associated with a neuro degenerative disease. Catherine was born in Green Bay, WI on March 6, 1964. She graduated from Southwest High School in 1982 and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in 1984. In 1984, Catherine moved to the mountains and Pacific Coast of the San Francisco Bay Area. With the help of her dear late friend, Kendal Lee O’Cana (Brice) (d. 1985), Catherine settled in the So. Bay. Catherine graduated from San Jose State University with a B.A. in Psychology in 1993. From the University of Nevada, Reno, she earned a M.A. in Psychology in 1997 and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 2000. She created her sole private practice in Reno, NV [www.catherineneighbors.com]. Catherine loved to backpack in the CA wilderness (with many stories of harrowing bear encounters), kayak on Lake Tahoe, travel and swim the great oceans.
Catherine was preceded in death by her brothers, Russell and Kenneth Paque; grandparents Cletus and Marian VanderLeest; and grandfather, Victor Paque, Jr.
She is survived by grandmother, Aili Paque; parents, Ronald V. and Rosalie Paque; sisters, Susan Cossette (Jim) and Cheryl Christiansen (Tom); nephews, Jacob and Eric Dagneau, and Evan Christiansen; niece, Lauren Christiansen; and uncles, aunts, cousins and friends too numerous to mention. Catherine loved you all dearly and will continue to hold you close to her heart.
Visitation will be Saturday, May 25, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2771 Oakwood Dr, Green Bay, WI 54304, from 10:00 am until the time of the Funeral Mass at 11:00 am. Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos may be shared with Catherine’s family on her tribute page at www.lyndahl.com.
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