Cathleen A. “Kay” Battles

Cathleen A. “Kay” (O’Leary) Battles, of Milton and Hollywood, FL, Monday January 30, 2012.  Beloved wife of the late William E. Battles, Jr.  Devoted daughter of the late Dennis J. & Catherine M. (O’Connell) O’Leary.  Cathleen died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at age 97.  She was a citizen of Ireland and the United States and was a parishioner of Saint Agatha’s Church.  Devoted mother of Cathleen B. Colella & her husband Henry of Locust Valley, NY, William E. Battles, III & his wife Jeanette of Brewster, Marilyn C. Gregory & her husband Thomas of Norwood, Rita M. Battles of Milton, Anne M. Battles of Milton, Joanne M. Burke of Norwood, Dennis F. Battles & his wife Marie of Braintree, and Daniel F. Battles & his wife Janice of Kingston.  Loving sister of  Fr. Daniel F. O’Leary, OMI of Tewksbury, Rita Toland of Mount Pleasant, SC, the late Dr. John J. O’Leary, the late Charles T. O’Leary, Esq. and the late Sister Anna M. O’Leary.  Cathleen was cherished by her 14 grand children and 22 great-grand children.  She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, 432 Adams St., Milton, Thursday February 2 at 9:00 AM.  Relatives & friends invited.  Visiting hours at  Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, MILTON, Wednesday from 4-8 PM.  Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury.  In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Cathleen may be made to the New England Sinai Hospital Adult Day Health Center, 143 York Street, Stoughton, MA 02072.