Catherine Linton Gorman, 67, of Apopka, FL passed away March 15, 2019 at the AdventHealth Hospital, Altamonte Springs, Florida. Catherine (Cathy) was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Gorman and her parents, Margee (Bowden) and Maurice S. Linton.
Cathy was born December 1951 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. She is survived by sister, Nansue L. (Ron) Cowan of Athens, Alabama; brother, Maurice S. (Diane) Linton II of Altamonte Springs; brother, Michael Larue Linton of Altamonte Springs; brother, Lenny Okrie of Seattle, Washington; aunt, Martha Connolly-Bridges of Ocoee; mother-in-law, Harriett S. Gonzalez; father-n-law, Pablo Fred Gonzalez of Tallahassee; 5 nieces; 4 nephews; 4 grand-nieces; 3 grand-nephews and many cousins.
Growing up in army family, Cathy lived in Kentucky, Florida, Germany and back to Fort Bragg until her father’s retirement in 1963 before returning to Orlando. She graduated from Maynard Evans High School and began her first job at Disney World. She then worked for AAA of Orlando as a travel agent and consultant for over 11 years. Through her job she was able to travel the world. After AAA, Cathy worked as a payroll analyst and special projects coordinator for Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Inc. in Orlando for 12 years. She worked various other jobs until her retirement due to health issues.
Cathy was very active with her parents in the 503rd Parachute RCT Association World War II for many years. She was a long-time member of the Apopka Elks Lodge 2422. One of great pleasures was cooking. And she was a good cook. Everyone loved her banana pudding and creamed corn.