Catherine Royster Heglar

May 10, 1952 - August 24, 2022
Catherine Royster Heglar

Catherine Royster Heglar, age 70 of Kure Beach, NC, sadly passed away at Novant Health/New Hanover Regional Medical Center on August the 24th of 2022.

Cathy was born on May 10, 1952 in Charlotte, NC to George Alton and Jeanette Royster.

Cathy is survived by her loving husband Jerry W. Heglar, her son Derrick Heglar (Jennifer) and their children Dylan and Hayden, her brother George “Skeet” Royster, Jr., sister Elizabeth Cornwell (Joe), and many other extended family members and friends who loved her dearly. Cathy is predeceased by her sister in law Georgia Royster.

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  • September 18, 2022
    Cindy lit a candle:
    Lit since September 18, 2022 at 9:16:34 AM

  • September 11, 2022
    Robert Smiley says:
    We’ll miss you Cathy. Lots of fond memories growing up at Kure Beach. My sincere sympathies to the family. She had a strong soul that touched a lot of people and will continue through her memory. God bless her soul.

  • September 08, 2022
    The Smiley Family says:
    May you rest in the arms of the Lord who formed you from the dust of the earth. May Christ who was crucified for you, bring you freedom and peace. May Christ who died for you admit you into his garden of paradise. Eternal rest grant unto Cathy, O Lord! May perpetual light shine upon her, grant her the peace of Christ!

  • September 08, 2022
    Sandra Smiley says:
    Cathy, A wonderful mentor and leader! An outstanding educator!! She helped open doors for many people in a positive and encouraging way. I liked that she always set a great christian example and found time for visiting with me whenever we could. I miss her friendship- closeness as my life's path led me away. I am so blessed our paths did cross. May her family find solace in these next days.

  • September 05, 2022
    Sherry Sigmon says:
    I am saddened to hear about the loss of Cathy. I do believe she was born with a smile on her face just like her sweet mom. I was fortunate to live my early years beside the Royster family and staying in the wonderful Long Creek community. We also attended the same church. I send my sincere sympathy and love to the entire family.