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BURKETT, Katherine (Dudley) Of West Roxbury, formerly of Co. Cork, Ireland, March 29, 2016, Age 91. Beloved wife of the late Patrick J. Burkett, formerly of Co. Kerry, Ireland. Loving mother of Kathy Freuchet of West Roxbury, Noreen Ruggiero of Stoughton, Michael and Jackie Burkett of Dedham, Siobhan and Arthur Murphy of Natick. Dear grandmother of Michael, Julia, Caitlin, Marissa and Erin. Sister of the late Marianne, Mick, Timothy, Owen and Vincent all of Ireland, Bridget and Maurice of England, Eileen of Montana, and survived by her sister Rita of England. Also survived by her sisters-in-law Kathleen Burkett of Braintree and Eileen Dudley of Dublin, Ireland, as well as many loving nieces and nephews. Katherine (or Ina as she was known by many) was loved by all and will be dearly missed. She had a heart of gold and always put her family before herself and for that we will be forever grateful. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home, 2055 Centre St., West Roxbury on Tuesday, April 5th at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral mass at the Holy Name Church at 10 a.m. Visiting hours Monday, April 4th from 4-8 p.m. Interment Mt. Benedict Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made either to the Holy Name Memorial Fund, 1689 Centre St., West Roxbury, MA 02132-1292 or the Stanley R. Tippett Hospice Home, c/o VNA Care Network & Hospice, Development Office, 199 Rosewood Drive, Suite 180, Danvers, MA 01923 or go to http://www.vnacarenetwork.org/donate/ online. For directions and guestbook www.gormleyfuneral.com William J. Gormley Funeral Service 617-323-8600
Published in The Boston Globe on Apr. 1, 2016
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