Catherine J. (Heuberger) West, 78

Dec 27, 2022

Catherine J. (Heuberger) West, 78, of Mattapoisett died Monday, December 26, 2022 at home surrounded by her family after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Charles N. West, Jr.

Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Milton and Bernice (Knight) Heuberger, she lived in Mattapoisett all of her life.

Cathy was a graduate of the first graduating class at Old Rochester Regional High School.

She was formerly employed as a clerk at Royal Insurance for many years until her retirement. In retirement, she was employed at Tedeschi in Mattapoisett for many years.

Cathy was an avid bowler, bowling in a league at Bowlmor Lanes for many years. She enjoyed playing Bingo at Foxwoods, watching boats at the Mattapoisett Town Wharf, going to the beach and taking trips to Aruba.

She is survived by her son, Charles N. West, III of Mattapoisett; her daughter, Christine L. Arruda and her husband Lawrence of Fairhaven; her brother, Milton Heuberger, Jr. of Mattapoisett; two sisters, Lois Ennis and Eleanor Poirier, both of Mattapoisett; 4 grandchildren, Scott R. Simmons, Jr., Hannah M. Arruda, Christopher L. Arruda, and Amy J. Arruda; 8 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was the sister of the late Robert and David Heuberger.

Her funeral procession will be formed at the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Mattapoisett, Saturday, January 7, 2023 beginning at 9 AM followed by her graveside service at Cushing Cemetery at 10 AM. Visiting hours will be Friday, January 6, 2023 from 4-8 PM. For directions and guestbook, visit