Cather­ine M. Brady


The Washington Post Sunday - - LOCAL OPINIONS - — Bart Barnes

Cather­ine M. Brady, 93, the co-founder and re­tired vice pres­i­dent of the Robert J. Brady Co., a Mary­land pub­lish­ing busi­ness spe­cial­iz­ing in au­dio-vis­ual pro­grams, died Jan. 29 at her home in Col­lege Park.

She had com­pli­ca­tions from can­cer, her son Mark E. Brady said.

Mrs. Brady and her hus­band, Robert J. Brady, founded their busi­ness in the early 1950s in Washington and later re­lo­cated it to Bowie. The op­er­a­tion was sold to the pub­lish­ing com­pany Pren­tice Hall in 1968, and Mrs. Brady con­tin­ued work­ing there un­til re­tir­ing in 1981. Her spe­cial­ties in­cluded strate­gic plan­ning, prod­uct devel­op­ment and mar­ket­ing.

Cather­ine Mary Clancy Brady was born in New York City. She moved to the Washington area in the 1940s and had lived in Col­lege Park for 60 years.

Her hus­band of 50 years, Robert J. Brady, died in 1992.

Sur­vivors in­clude nine chil­dren, Rita Bog­ley of Bowie, Robert J. Brady Jr. of Glenn Dale, Mary Hule­feld of Cov­ing­ton, Ky., Rick Brady of Riva, Cathy Cop­er­tino of An­napo­lis, Kevin Brady of West River, and Terry Brady-No­vak, Claire Brady and Mark Brady, all of Col­lege Park; 29 grand­chil­dren; and 32 great-grand­chil­dren.

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