Michael J. Higgins Funeral Service Inc.

321 South Main Street, New City, NY


Kathleen Winifred Dowd

October 9, 1921November 2, 2019

Kathleen W. Dowd

Kathleen W. Dowd passed away November 2, 2019 at the age of 98 surrounded by her loving family. Kathleen was born on October 9, 1921 to the late Thomas and Winifred (McHugh) Carey in Chicago, IL. Kathleen was a well-known child talent agent on Madison Avenue for many years. Kathleen is predeceased by her husband, Patrick Dowd with whom she raised her 6 children in Inwood, NY, her daughter, Eileen Dowd, and daughter-in-law Carole Dowd, sisters Mae, Winnie, Theresa and Helen. She is survived by her sister, Ann Sheridan, and brother-in-law Joseph Dowd; children, Thomas Dowd of New City, Maureen (Edward) Moran of New City, Theresa (Robert) Davan of New City, Kathleen (Robert) Moran of Chester, NY, and Patricia (Robert) Carlucci of New City; grandchildren Thomas Dowd, Michael (Christine) Dowd, Dennis (Theresa) Dowd, Patrick Dowd, Brendan (Suzanne) Dowd, Lori (Ron) Kirk, Stacey (Gerard) Donegan, Edward Moran, Kevin(Danielle) Moran, Brian (Danielle) Moran, KC (Laura) Davan, Ryan (Courtney) Davan, Rory Davan, PJ (Daniel) Gorman, Robert (Ardyth) Moran, Meghan (Billy) Castellane, Kaitlin Moran, JP Carlucci, Whitney (Jake) Atkins, Conor (Haley) Carlucci, and Brannan Carlucci and 38 great grandchildren. The Dowd Family will receive family and friends Monday from 2-4 & 7-9Pm at Michael J. Higgins Funeral Home New City, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated the following day 10am at St. Francis Church, West Nyack, NY. Interment to follow at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY. Memorial donations in Kathleen W. Dowd’s name may be made to the NY Firefighters Burn Center Foundation, 21 Asch Loop, Bronx, NY 10475 or Hospice of Rockland 11 Stokum Lane New City, NY 10956.


  • Visitation Monday, November 4, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Tuesday, November 5, 2019
  • Interment Wednesday, November 6, 2019

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