Lehigh Valley Hospital

Catherine L. 'Cathy' McAuliffe, executive assistant

Catherine L. "Cathy" McAuliffe, who had been an executive assistant to three St. Paul's School headmasters, died Jan. 2 at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pa., of a brain aneurysm.

The former Westminster resident was 66.

The daughter of Philip S. Ball Jr., an analyst at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, and Madeleine M. Ball, a research librarian, Catherine Lee Ball was born in Chicago and later moved with her family to Clarksville in Howard County.

She was a graduate of Glenelg High School and had attended Auburn University.

Ms. McAuliffe began her career in 1984 as an executive assistant at St. Paul's Brooklandville campus, and for...