Katherine A. O'Brien
March 3, 1924 – January 18, 2020
W. YARMOUTH- Katherine (Kay) Crowley O’Brien passed away January 18th at home with her daughters by her side.
She was born March 3rd 1924 in Brockton Ma. Her first 12 years of education were at St. Patrick’s in Brockton. She began nursing training at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, but after 2 years she married the love of her life, Kenneth O’Brien. In 1968 the family moved to Cape Cod. She enjoyed sunbathing with family and friends on Wimbledon beach, golfing at Bass River Golf Course, cocktail parties on “Action Alley” and lunches at Mildred’s Chowder House. Her passion was obvious on the golf course, staying strictly by the rules. She was a member of the Brockton Country Club, Cummaquid in Yarmouthport and Jacaranda in Venice Florida where she proudly got her hole in 1.
She was predeceased by her husband Ken.
She is survived by her son Richard and his wife Donna, daughter Barbara Cambal and partner Martin Reilly, daughter Susan Giardino and husband Tom, daughter Linda McCarthy and husband Tim, daughter Beverly Healis and husband Herb, 8 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren as well as her dear friends the “Thursday Group” Martha Curley, Shirley O’Brien, Sally Adams, Sue Semprini, Joan Palmer and predeceased by the Linda Warren.
The family would like to express our love and appreciation to Betsy Duarte, who kept our mom laughing and used her special TLC to the end.
Mass will be held February 15th at 10am at St. Pius X.
- Funeral Mass Saturday, February 15, 2020