ASHBURNHAM -- Jordyn Taylor Kalagher, 16, of 6 Seneca Drive, died on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester after injuries sustained in a car accident.
Jordyn was born in Leominster on March 20, 1991. She was a junior at Oakmont Regional High School, where she played field hockey on the undefeated junior varsity team, and also played on the varsity team. Jordyn was the ultimate team player. She was an honor student, and was involved with the Spanish Club and the Yearbook Club. Jordyn planned to attend college and to travel internationally.
Jordyn leaves her parents, Patrick and Judy (Botelho) Kalagher; her sister, Ashley Kalagher, all of Ashburnham; her maternal grandmother, Elsie Botelho of Mattapoisett; her aunts and uncles, Patricia and Mike Michaud of Mattapoisett, Michael and Anna Kalagher of Plainfield, Ruth Ann and Peter Jakola of Leominster, Joyce Kalagher and Tom Flynn of Fitchburg, Christopher and Tricia Kalagher of Southborough, Neil Kalagher of Ohio; and several great-aunts and uncles; 11 cousins, Andrew Kalagher, Melissa Milton, Adam Jakola, Michael Jakola, Maura Gerhart, Sarah Kalagher, Chad Kalagher, Amelia Kalagher, Michael Michaud, Jonathan Michaud and Matthew Michaud; eight second cousins, Aidan Michaud, Michael Michaud Jr., Jacob Milton, Kody Milton, Peter Jakola, Tanner Jakola, Will Jakola and Mackenzie Kalagher; her close friends, Stephanie Meikle, Seth Knihtila; and all her friends at the lunch table. She was predeceased by her fraternal grandparents, Frederick and Mary (Manning) Kalagher; and her maternal grandfather, Raymond Botelho.
KALAGHER -- A celebration of Jordyn’s life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, at Oakmont Regional High School, 9 Oakmont Drive, Ashburnham. Calling hours will be from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 14, in the Westminster Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Homes, masciarellifamilyfuneralhomes.net, 123 Main St. Jordyn’s family asks that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Jordyn Taylor Kalagher Memorial Scholarship Fund, Attn. David Uminski, C/O Athol Savings Bank, 1499 Main St., Ashburnham, MA 01430.