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Catherine Hollace (Holly) Unice

May 8, 1951 — October 9, 2021

Catherine Hollace (Holly) Unice

Catherine Hollace (Holly) Unice, 70, passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021 at home surrounded by her family.

She was born in Meadville on May 8, 1951 to Harrington and Catherine "Ella" (Cooke) Smith.

She was an avid reader, nature lover, enjoyed gardening, music, hiking, especially in Utah and Arizona. Holly graduated from Meadville High School in 1969 and was a 1973 graduate of Allegheny College. She then worked towards her master's degree in biology at Wilkes College.

She married Kenneth A. Unice on June 16, 1973 at Ford Chapel on the campus of Allegheny. Holly helped Ken start his medical practice in Meadville where she worked for several years.

Along with her husband, Ken, she is survived by four children, Kenneth M. Unice (Lori) of Pittsburgh, Dr. Sean A. Unice of Meadville, Kyle A. Unice, Esq. (significant other Brooke Lindenman) of Manhattan, and Kari A. Unice (significant other Tim Mead) of Conneautville, four grandchildren; Kaden, Keira and Keegan Unice of Pittsburgh, and Kyle T. Unice of Manhattan; a sister, Seona Brown (Murice) and their daughter Erin of New Harmony, UT and several relatives in the United States, England and Scotland.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harrington and Ella Smith and a brother Michael Smith.

A private memorial service will be held in the future.

The family kindly requests no flowers; instead Catherine may be honored by memorial to the Meadville Public Library, 848 N. Main St., or Meadville Soup Kitchen, 956 S. Main St., Meadville Medical Center, 751 Liberty St., all in Meadville, PA 16335, or Beech Tree Labs, 1 Virginia Ave, #103, Providence, RI 02905

Arrangements are under the direction of STEPHEN P. MIZNER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC, 404 CHESTNUT ST., MEADVILLE.

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