Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home

1806 East Michigan Avenue, Jackson, MI


Kathlyn Rocco

November 23, 1929July 10, 2019

Kathlyn Rocco –

Age 89 of Jackson, formerly of Ann Arbor, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 under the kind and compassionate care of the staff at Highland Assisted Living and Southern Care of Michigan Hospice, with her daughters at her side. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Raymond G. Paine and Peter F. Rocco. She is survived by her daughters, Kathryn A. Ames and Cynthia M. (Earl) Mosher; five grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; brother, Joe Maw; as well as nephews. Kathlyn was born in Detroit, Michigan on November 23, 1929 to George and Ida (Laru) Maw. She graduated from St. Mary’s Boarding School in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She retired from St. Joseph Hospital in Ann Arbor as an L.P.N. Kathlyn had a strong faith in the Lord and was an active member of St. Thomas Catholic Church and member of the Altar Rosary Society in Ann Arbor. A celebration of her life will be held at Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. with Father Tim Nelson officiating. The family will receive friends for visitation on Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. She will be laid to rest at Acacia Park in Beverly Hills, Michigan. In lieu of flowers, please make a memorial contribution to Highland Assisted Living of Jackson, Michigan or Southern Care of Michigan Hospice.


  • Highland Assisted Living of Jackson
  • Southern Care of Michigan Hospice



  • Celebration of Life Saturday, July 13, 2019


  • Visitation on Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.


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Melody Sussan

July 11, 2019

I never had the pleasure of meeting Kathlyn, but I do know her loving daughter Cindy Mosher, who was a wonderful caregiver for her. They had a beautiful and loving relationship and I'm certain were blessed by one another's grace, love and caring.

David Lea

July 11, 2019

To all of the Ames Family. Our heart goes out to you at this time of Mom’s/Grandma’s homecoming. Fly high with the angel wings that God and Jesus our Savior has now given to you. With love and many hugs. Dave and Sue