Our beautiful and talented mom, Cathy Pardike, passed away on September 18, 2018. She was born in 1939 in Rogers City, Michigan to Paul and Janette Thornley. After graduating high school she married Ted Pardike. She received a Masters of Fine Arts and her work was shown in many galleries throughout the US. Her dedication to her artwork and the art culture was inspiring, and it was a passion that she loved to share with everyone. She will be greatly missed by her family and by all who knew her. She is preceded in death by her parents Paul and Janette, and brother-in-law Tom. She is survived by her husband Ted; son Ted (Melissa); daughter Cara; grandchildren Joshua, Theo, Nick, and Zach; great-grandchild Randy; brother Bill (Ruth); and sister Elizabeth. The family will receive friends on Friday, September 28, 2018 at FE Brown Sons Funeral Home 6575 East Quaker St. Orchard Park, NY 14127 from 11:00am - 12:00pm with a service immediately following at 12:00pm.