Catherine T. Allen

November 10, 1926June 16, 2012

ALLEN, Catherine T. (Maguire) of Norwood, passed away peacefully on June 16, 2012.

Mrs. Allen worked for the Norwood Sr. High School, retiring as supervisor of the cafeteria after many years. She was a communicant and volunteer for many years at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Norwood.

She was the beloved wife of the late John J. Allen; loving mother of Charles Allen and his wife Nanci of E. Sandwich, Mary Prevett and her husband Anthony of Westwood, Elizabeth Kane and her husband Richard of Exeter, NH, and John Allen, Jr. and his wife Elizabeth of Norfolk; devoted sister of Sr. Mary Mura, SSJ of Bethany Health Care Center, Framingham and St. Catherine of Siena School, Norwood, Betty O’Leary and her husband the late John of Portland, ME, and the late James “Knocko” Maguire. She was also survived by seven grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 20 at 9:00am from the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole Street (Rte. 1A), Norwood, and at 10:00am in St. Catherine of Siena Church, 547 Washington Street, Norwood, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment will follow the Mass in Highland Cemetery, Norwood. The family will receive visitors on Tuesday, June 19 from 4:00-7:00pm at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions in memory of Catherine T. Allen may be made to the Bethany Health Care Center, 97 Bethany Road, Framingham, MA 01702 (c/o Barbara Shockley).


  • Visiting Hours Tuesday, June 19, 2012
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, June 20, 2012
  • Interment Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Catherine T. Allen

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Bob and Sue Eckhardt

June 23, 2012

Mary, Lizzy, Charlie and John, so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. I remember her well from our teenage years. So many good memories to look back on and I'm sure you will carry them with you always. Our thoughts and prayers are with you....

June 19, 2012

John, Very sorry to hear of your loss.

Bob Murphy
Holliston MA

Joe Reardon

June 19, 2012

On behalf of the entire Reardon family we want to extend our deepest regrets. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Joe,Carolyn,Erin,Joe Jr.,and Sean

Mr and Mrs Tony Prevett

June 18, 2012

We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Please accept our deepest sympathies and our prayers are with you and your family at this time.
Mary and Tony Prevett

Kathy Denn

June 18, 2012

Liz and Family I am sorry for the loss of your Mom, You are in my thoughts and prayers.You have another angel in heaven watching over you.May she rest in peace.
Kathy Denn

June 18, 2012

Liz, Mary, Charlie and John,
We are very sorry for the loss of your mother. We feel lucky that we had the chance to know her. She was a wonderful woman. You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
God Bless,
Kevin and Ellen Cyr