Kathleen M. King
- February 3, 1925 - June 26, 2012
- Lexington, Massachusetts
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“to the King family.
I remember your mother, she was a great neighbor when she lived on Emmeline Ave in Waltham
Sorry for your loss.
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“Dear Mrs. King you were always very special to me and I will always cherish my childhood memories of times spent with you on vacations, playing cards...Read More »
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“Katie King was the glue that kept my daughter and I going after my husband died in a drowning accident. She saved our lives, at least mine. I've...Read More »
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“Kathy and family so sorry for your loss our hearts and prayers are with you all at this time.I will always remember Kay with a beautiful smile on her...Read More »
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“Leave a condolence or a memory.love you Grammy miss u
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Lexington - Mrs. Kathleen M. (Connelly) King, of Lexington, died Tuesday, June 26, 2012 in Woodbriar of Wilmington. She was 87.
Kathleen was born in Newton on February 3, 1925, a daughter of the late John J. and Elizabeth (Herlihy) Connelly, and was a Newton resident for many years before moving to Lexington over 30 years ago. Prior to her marriage to Paul C. King in Our Lady Help of Christians Church in Newton she worked at Security Mills in Newton and later stayed at home to raise her three children.
She was a member of St. Brigid's Church and its Women's Club. Talented with needle and thread she enjoyed knitting and crotchet as well as china painting.
In addition to her husband, Paul, she was predeceased by her son, Paul C. King, Jr. and her siblings, Lawrence Connelly and Elizabeth Knapp.
Kathleen leaves her children, Kathleen M. Rizzo and her husband, Thomas, of Burlington and John J. King and his wife, Janet, of Lexington; her brother, John Connelly and his wife, Marylou, of Needham; her grandchildren, Jennifer Mastrofillippo, Heather Farmer, Melissa Rizzo, Deidre King and John King Jr.; her great-grandchildren, Shea and Ryan Farmer and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor and remember Kathleen's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Thursday, June 28th, from 4 to 8 p.m. and again at 9 a.m. on Friday morning before leaving in procession to Saint Brigid's Church, 2001 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Newton Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 311 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472.