June 16, 1917 – June 4, 2018
KIRK, Kathleen, 100, of Tampa passed away June 4, 2018. She was born on June 16, 1917 to William and Isabella Leary in Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin. A member of Incarnation Catholic Church, Kathleen has been a Tampa Bay resident for the past 25 years. She was preceded in death by her husband Dwayne and 4 siblings. Survivors include her son, Jay W. Kirk and wife Sandy of Tampa; grandchildren, Stacy (Glenn) Franson, Shannan (Stephen) Kinsley, and Jeffrey (Colby) Kirk; great grandchildren, Zachary, Taylor, Brooke, and Cooper; and one great great grandchild, Kirk. Family will receive friends from 6-8pm on Friday, June 8 at the Blount & Curry, Oldsmar/West Hillsborough Chapel, 6802 Silvermill Dr., Tampa. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11am on Saturday, June 9 at Incarnation Catholic Church, 8802 W Hillsborough Ave, Tampa. Burial will take place at Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery in Hillside, IL.
- Visitation Friday, June 8, 2018
- Funeral Mass Saturday, June 9, 2018
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June 16, 2018
I remember whenever I would visit her she would make us Manhattans. Kate would makes hers with scotch and sweet vermouth. I would have mine with bourbon. She knew how to make it just right. She told me she would have one everyday. I believe that's what kept her going to almost 101.
I will miss this wonderful loving lady especially at Church on Saturday afternoons. Love you Kate ❤️
Mike and Jean Gwilliam
June 11, 2018
Jay, Sam and family, We are sorry for your loss. May she rest in peace. Mike and Jeannie
June 7, 2018
What a wonderful friend you have been to me for so many years.
You helped me through difficult times, and I love you for that.
You made me laugh and I enjoyed our adventures together.
You are a beautiful soul.
Best to you in your new journey, Blessed be God Forever.
Love from your neighbor, Joyce Smith
June 6, 2018
To Sammy, Jay and family. My heartfelt condolence, on the passing of your Mom. When I worked with Sammy, I remember her talking about this beautiful woman, often. May she rest in peace. May your family have peace, in knowing that she is in God's loving hands.
June 6, 2018
Sammy and Jay
This is the most differcult time but we know she is in a heavenly place.
Sam i remember you saying she would hem your slacks,
True she will be missed. Her life was FULL.
Roger and I send our condolences to the family.
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