Catherine T. (Carroll) Cahalane

Catherine T. (Carroll) Cahalane died at Massachusetts General Hospital after a short illness, Saturday March 19, 2011. She was 84 years old. Born in Boston and raised in Dorchester, she was a graduate of Saint Gregory High School and Fischer College, Boston. Mrs. Cahalane raised her children in Dorchester and Quincy before moving to Fuller Village in Milton, where she quilted, sewed, baked and was a member of the Red Hat Society. Kay has been described as an active, independent, vibrant, fun-loving and cool person. Beloved wife of the late Jeremiah F. Cahalane. Loving mother of Kathleen Powers, Maureen Cahalane Gallagher and her husband Michael, Jeremiah Cahalane and his wife Karla, all of Milton, Terrence Cahalane and his wife Debra of South Boston, Carol Cahalane Coombs and her husband Wes of Exeter, NH, Laureen Cahalane Tyne and her husband Patrick of Milton, Michael Cahalane and his wife Carol of Walpole and Eileen Cahalane of Quincy. Nana to Tara, James, Breeda, Catherine, Jerry, Devin, Dylan, Gillian, Emily, Shelagh, Andrea, Aisling, Aidan, Lila and Colin. Sister of Charles Carroll of Braintree and the late John Carroll, Mary Colburn and James Carroll. Kay was also the treasured aunt to many nieces, nephews and Godchildren and devoted friend to many. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, Milton, Friday March 25 at 10:30 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, MILTON, Thursday 4-8 PM. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, West Quincy. In lieu of flowers, donations in Kay’s memory may be made to Massachusetts General Hospital Development Office, ATTN: Surgical ICU, 165 Cambridge St. Suite 600, Boston, MA 02114.