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Kathy Bua Obituary


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“I just found out. My dog has been going there for 5 years. Kathy was an amazing and generous woman. She will be greatly missed. I bow to her parents...Read More »
1 of 64 | Posted by: Cathy Sokolewicz - Clifton, NJ

“I am so very saddened to learn of Kathy's passing. I have known her since the begining of Kathy's Clip Joint. She was gentle, kind, and loving. As...Read More »
2 of 64 | Posted by: Sharon Van Hook - Wallington, NJ

“We were so saddened to hear of Kathy's passing. We started taking our dog, Monty, to her almost 2 years ago... Monty LOVED going to see Kathy and we...Read More »
3 of 64 | Posted by: J. Narozny - Bloomfield, NJ

“I just found out yesterday about Kathy's passing. I am so sorry for the loss of your daughter. I brought my dog Patti to her for the three years I...Read More »
4 of 64 | Posted by: joyce charles - clifton, NJ

“Kathy not only took wonderful, loving care of my pets for at least the last 20 years she was my friend. I loved that girl She was all that is good...Read More »
5 of 64 | Posted by: LUCILLE HANSELMAN - CLIFTON, NJ

“To Kathy's parents and family: It was always with joy and confidence that I left my two dogs in Kathy's care for their regular grooming. She...Read More »
6 of 64 | Posted by: Karen Vick - Clifton, NJ

“Kathy you were of our family for over twenty years. You took care of Punum, Tevye, Golda, Yoda, and Elvis. We will miss you. Dotty and Sandy...Read More »
7 of 64 | Posted by: Sandy and Dotty Blostein - NJ

“Kath' we shared alot over 20 years, 5 of my dogs and 22 foster dogs.There was no groomer like you! And no person like you. So loving and so resilient...Read More »
8 of 64 | Posted by: peggyzanello - nutley, NJ

“Kathy, I am so devastated by your death. So is Phil. We were the last customers in the shop on Jan 16 at 5:30 when you were so sick. When you had to...Read More »
9 of 64 | Posted by: peggy zanello - nutley, NJ

“I JUST WANTED TO ALSO THANK EVERYONE WHO WORKED WITH KATHY THROUGH THE YEARS AND ALSO CARED FOR MY LITTLE ONES RAGGS BLAZE AND HAYLEE AND ALSO KTEE...Read More »
10 of 64 | Posted by: linda waltenberg - clifton, NJ

“Hello everyone. Not sure if you remember me but i knew kathy for 29 years and worked with her for a Short time. She is like a mother to me and i am...Read More »
11 of 64 | Posted by: Aurora D`Agostino - sacramento, NJ

“I don't know if anyone remembers me but i knew kat for 29 yrs and worked with get for a while. I wanted to make a place where we could all join and...Read More »
12 of 64 | Posted by: Aurora D`Agostino - city

“You will be so missed. Love, Lorraine , Steve , Maggie , Nick.... Woofs and kisses from Buster , Lucy , Xena and of course Sandy. ”
13 of 64 | Posted by: The Larsens - Clifton, NJ

“Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your beloved Mrs. Kathy. May those precious memories be foremost in your hearts and minds during this time of...Read More »
14 of 64 | Posted by: A. Jackson - NJ

“Words cannot express how shocked and saddened I am after hearing of Kathy's passing. I was lucky enough to meet Kathy just over a year ago after...Read More »
15 of 64 | Posted by: Donna Helwani - Wyckoff, NJ

“Mr and Mrs Bua....I am so sorry for you're loss of Kathy. The times I spent with Kathy up the park I remember with great fondness. May God shine his...Read More »
16 of 64 | Posted by: Will Cederberg - Palm Coast, FL

“My heartfelt condolences to all the Buas. She was loved by many and will be missed by many. I can remember when the Buas became the newest addition...Read More »
17 of 64 | Posted by: Kathleen (Wingler) Schneider - NJ

“Kathy, I''m so shocked to hear of your passing! I've known you for more than 50 years! You were my best friend and second family growing up and...Read More »
18 of 64 | Posted by: Andrea Wingler - Orlando, FL

“My heartfelt condolences to all the Buas. She was loved by many and will be missed by many. I can remember when the Buas became the newest addition...Read More »
19 of 64 | Posted by: Kathleen (Wingler) Schneider - NJ

“I grew up next door to Kathy and have known her for fifty years! So many memories but what will always stand out the most is the excellant grooming...Read More »
20 of 64 | Posted by: Teri McElhinney Sciacca - NJ

“This is such a devistating loss to so many of us. I am so heart broken over your loss Kathy. Such a wonderful kind person to so many of us and our...Read More »
21 of 64 | Posted by: Jodi - clifton, NJ

“I just found out about the passing of my dear family friend of 53 years Kathy ... I am speechless. She took care of all of our pets besides being...Read More »
22 of 64 | Posted by: Leslie DePoto - Clifton, NJ

“My deepest sympathy to the Bua Family. I only knew Kathy for a few short years but her will remember her kindest forever. She is greatly missed! ...Read More »
23 of 64 | Posted by: Evelyn Hopler - Clifton, NJ

“To the Bua family, I am shoked and saddened to hear of the passing of your dear daughter. she treated me and my kippy & tootsie like we were family...Read More »
24 of 64 | Posted by: Linda DiBenedetto - Passaic, NJ

“Kathy was a wonderful person who i always felt so comfortable leaving my dog there every month. She loved my Sparky and always called him ...Read More »
25 of 64 | Posted by: peggy delvillar - Clifton, NJ

“We are deeply saddened to learn about your passing. We don't know what we will do without you. What a kind and genuine person you were and your...Read More »
26 of 64 | Posted by: Jamie Provino - Clifton, NJ

“To The Bua Family: We are truly saddened and shocked to read of Kathy's passing. She and Sandy were truly wonderful with our Frostie (they even...Read More »
27 of 64 | Posted by: Bob & Chris Landrith - NC

“cat I love you and I miss you and I can't believe you're gone. you are my best friend in the whole world and I'veI've known you for 29 years and that...Read More »
28 of 64 | Posted by: Aurora D`Agostino - sacramento, CA

“I am so saddened by the news of Kathy's passing. She had not only been my dog's groomer for the past 6 years, but she was also a frequent customer...Read More »
29 of 64 | Posted by: Ashley Provino - Clifton, NJ

“MY DEAREST FRIEND, I AM STILL IN SHOCK AFTER TALKING TO YOU AND YOU TELLING ME HOW TIRED YOU WERE. I TOLD YOU TO CUT BACK ON YOUR DAYS BUT DIDN'T...Read More »
30 of 64 | Posted by: CHERYL SCHWARTZ - CLIFTON, NJ

“I am shocked and saddened by the news of Kathy's passing. I found out this morning when I tried to drop Tinkie off for her usual 6 week visit. We...Read More »
31 of 64 | Posted by: Barbara and Jim Rienzi - NJ

“Our deepest sympathy to the Bua family. Kathy was such a lovely and caring women who took great care of our Yorkie Jake. He loved going to see...Read More »
32 of 64 | Posted by: Ingrid C. Robert & MaryBeth Csatlos - NJ

“My deepest sympathy to the Bua family. As others experienced I too was shocked and stunned by the passing of Kathy when I brought my Lili to her...Read More »
33 of 64 | Posted by: Carolyn Keating - Bloomfield, NJ

“We just learned this morning of Kathy’s passing. We extend our deepest condolences to Kathy’s parents, family & friends. She will truly...Read More »
34 of 64 | Posted by: Carol Montague - clifton, NJ

“I can't believe the so very sad news when I went to drop Puff off this morning. We are so in shock. We and all our doggies loved you so much as you...Read More »
35 of 64 | Posted by: Dr David Chetkin - Clifton, NJ

“I REMEMBER HOW YOU GREETED MY DOG RAGGS WITH A WARM HEART AND CALLING HIM THE BIG RAGU HE LOVED YOU AND MY OTHER TWO DOGS ALSO HAYLEE AND BLAZE AND...Read More »
36 of 64 | Posted by: linda waltenberg - clifton, NJ

“We are shocked and saddened by the lost of our friend of 25 years.. Kathy was the only one we would ever let take care of our dogs, Poochie, who...Read More »
37 of 64 | Posted by: Santulli Family - Wanaque, NJ

“My deepest condolences to the Bua family. I met Kathy 2 years ago when I brought Vegas to her for Grooming. Kathy had a generous heart and love for...Read More »
38 of 64 | Posted by: Diane Arlt - Belleville, NJ

“I only knew Kathy for about 3 years, since my vet referred me to her to groom our cat Tina. She was such a nice woman, so down-to-earth and real....Read More »
39 of 64 | Posted by: Gina Beresford - Nutley, NJ

“I'm in tears. I just went to drop Barrett off for his appointment & I read the note. I'm sick over this. Kathy was such a wonderful person. My Aunt...Read More »
40 of 64 | Posted by: Velisa Brown - Passaic, NJ

“The news of Kathy's passing was a complete shock which turned into utter sadness. We just saw her the Tuesday before where we talked and laughed as...Read More »
41 of 64 | Posted by: Megan Malia - Garfield, NJ

“Thank you for grooming our dog,You will be sadly missed,my you R.I.P.. ”
42 of 64 | Posted by: Susan & Rob Edland - Butler, NJ

“Rocky and I will miss you so much. I have known kathy for over 40 years.. I never trusted anyone else with Rocky who is 12 now.. rest in peace. You...Read More »
43 of 64 | Posted by: Diane Goodell - pompton lakes, NJ

“Rest in peace my friend. ”
44 of 64 | Posted by: Francine Scism - Nashville, NC

“We are extremely saddened by Kathy's passing. She took care of all our dogs for at least 30 years. She will reunite with Angie, Charlie, Lisa and...Read More »
45 of 64 | Posted by: Gail Kampff - Passaic, NJ

“Words cannot express the shock and sadness I feel knowing Kathy passed. I've known Kathy for more than 20 years. A great person... we've lost a great...Read More »
46 of 64 | Posted by: Laura - friend, client

“I STOPPED BY YOUR SHOP TODAY AND BROKE DOWN IN TEARS WORDS CANNOT EXPLAIN HOW I MISS YOU RAGGS USED TO PUT HIS EARS UP WHEN I SAID GO TO KATHY'S HE...Read More »
47 of 64 | Posted by: linda waltenberg - cliton, NJ

“We were so surprised and saddened to learn about Kathy. Our dogs Angus and Duncan, really loved Kathy and her Klip Joint - they would stay with her...Read More »
48 of 64 | Posted by: Jeff Penque & Scott Walker - NJ

“Words can not express the sadness that I feel. My thoughts and prayers are with the Bua family, Kathy will always have a special place in my heart....Read More »
49 of 64 | Posted by: Yolanda (jaylen) - Paterson, NJ

“I was so sorry to hear of Kath's passing. She was the one of the kindest people I knew & was so good to all my dogs. She will be greatly missed by...Read More »
50 of 64 | Posted by: Susan Mania - Clifton, NJ

“My mother and I were very sad to hear of Kathy's passing. She was one of the most wonderful people I have ever met. She loved our dog just as much...Read More »
51 of 64 | Posted by: Faith Damian - Clifton, NJ

“Kathy, I was very heart broken to hear of your passing. Willow and Blaize will miss you and the tender loving care you gave them. I will always...Read More »
52 of 64 | Posted by: Gladys Wynn - Clifton, NJ

“We were shocked and so sad to hear of your passing, Kathy. You were a wonderful person who had a warm and unique way with animals. Our Princess loved...Read More »
53 of 64 | Posted by: Terry & Joe Piros - Clifton, NJ

“I JUST WANTED TO ADD SOMETHING KATHY WE LOVE YOU AND IF YOU SEE K'TEE I HEAVEN TELL HER WE MISS HER TOO AND WATCH OVER OUR LITTLE ANGEL LINDA AND...Read More »
54 of 64 | Posted by: LINDA WALTENBERG - clifton, NJ

“I LOVED KATRHY LIKE A SISTER SHE WAS THE KINDEST PERSON I HAVE EVER MET I AM HEARTBROKEN ABOUT THE LOSS MY DOGS LOVED HER LIKE A MOTHER I CAN'T...Read More »
55 of 64 | Posted by: linda waltenberg - clifton, NJ

“SASSIE WILL MISS YOU AS WELL AS JUDY AND I ”
56 of 64 | Posted by: CLYDE SHERROW - CLIFTON, NJ

“Kathy, You were always a pleasure to talk to and cared for our Bruno so well. You will be greatly missed. Rest in Peace ”
57 of 64 | Posted by: Ellen Delacruz - Passaic, NJ

“RIP Kathy, you will be missed by many. Especially ALL the animals you took such special care of. If u see our "BRANDI" give her a hug from us. She...Read More »
58 of 64 | Posted by: Debra Velez & Family - NJ

“RIP Kathy, you will be missed by many. Especially ALL the animals you took such special care of. If u see our "BRANDI" give her a hug from us. She...Read More »
59 of 64 | Posted by: Debra Velez & Family - NJ

“kathy you were the best god bless you ”
60 of 64 | Posted by: maureeen gaccione - passaic, NJ

“A true friend to the animals. Always a smile no matter what was going on. I hope you've found peace in a better place. We'll miss you so much! Keep...Read More »
61 of 64 | Posted by: Amanda, Adrian, & Sprocket - NJ

“To the Bua Family: We were so shocked today when we learned of Kathy's passing. Too young to go. Our Lucky loved her and I always told Kathy what...Read More »
62 of 64 | Posted by: Charlie and Lorraine Woehrle - NJ

“Kathy I loved you and will always miss you my friend. I will do whatever I can for Mom and Dad. And, I have Stryker. I will bring Arlene and Charlie...Read More »
63 of 64 | Posted by: Marge Strangeway - Clifton, NJ

“Kathy was a wonderful, caring gentle person. Kathy was the only one who could handle my boys Ollie & Nanook. They loved her and loved the makeover...Read More »
64 of 64 | Posted by: Aida Aviles - Clifton, NJ


Kathy Bua 60 of Passaic died Friday January 18, 2013. Born in New York City, she resided in Clifton before moving to Passaic 35 years ago. Kathy owned and operated Kathy's Clip Joint Pet Grooming in Passaic. She is survived by her parents, Charles and Arlene (Murphy) Bua of Clifton. A memorial gathering will be held 1-4PM Sunday, February 10, 2013 at Allwood Funeral Home, 660 Allwood Road, Clifton, NJ 07012. In lieu of flowers please contribute to your local chapter of the A.S.P.C.A.

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