OBITUARY

Catherine Ann O'Reilly

February 17, 1932April 28, 2018

Catherine "Kay" (Walk) O'Reilly died in her home on April 28, 2018 in Bourne, MA due to complications following Pancreatic Cancer.

Kay was born on Feb. 17, 1932 in Malden, MA. Where she met and married the late Thomas J. O'Reilly, while he was renting a room from her parents.

Kay and Tom called "Oak Hollow" in 'Gray Gables' home for over 50 years where they raised 4 children.

She had a rich life and left many families, friends and extended families behind. All who knew her as Kay, Ena, Katy and of course Nana.

Kay worked for the Town of Bourne School system in the cafeteria for over 20 years where she met and knew many children who still live in Bourne. She was also very involved in St. John's Church in Pocasset Bingo for many years.

Kay left behind their four children: Mary, Patty, Tommy, Mike and his wife Maureen. All together they had 10 grandchildren, Meghan, Eddie, Jr., Neal, Andrew, Liz, Kim, Tyler, Trevor, Caroline and Erin and 3 step-grandchildren along with 3 great-grandchildren, Eddie III, Owen and Colin and 2 great step-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at St. John the Evangelist Church 841 Shore Road Pocasset. Interment at the Massachusetts National Cemetery. Visitation 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at the Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home 40 MacArthur Blvd., Bourne, MA 02532.

  • FAMILY

  • Kay left behind their four children: Mary, Patty, Tommy, Mike and his wife Maureen. All together they had 10 grandchildren, Meghan, Eddie, Jr., Neal, Andrew, Liz, Kim, Tyler, Trevor, Caroline and Erin and 3 step-grandchildren along with 3 great-grandchildren, Eddie III, Owen and Colin and 2 great step-grandchildren.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, May 2, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, May 3, 2018
  • Interment Thursday, May 3, 2018
REMEMBERING

Catherine Ann O'Reilly

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Ellen Witter-Harrington

April 30, 2018

Kay has been a neighbor and friend since 1978 when the Harrington family purchased the house diagonally across the street from her and Tom. My oldest son, Will, delivered the Boston Globe to Tom every morning after we had settled in the Gables full time. Kay was always interested in how things were going for myself, my late husband John, and our boys. It was great bumping into her on the street or in the grocery store and chatting about the goings on in the neighborhood. She will be sorely missed.
With sincere sympathy,
Ellen Witter-Harrington