Kathleen (Burke) Knowles
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lifelong nurse; 66
CHELMSFORD -- Kathleen (Burke) Knowles, 66, passed away peacefully in the presence of her family on Friday, December 14 at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House.
She was born in Quincy on August 16, 1946, the daughter of the late George and Katherine Burke, and received her education in the Weymouth schools.
Kathleen was a graduate of the Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1966, and worked for many years in various local and state hospital and medical facilities before her retirement.
In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening, cooking, and was a fan of the New England Patriots.
Survivors include a daughter, Sarah LoPresti and her husband, Robert, of North Chelmsford; a granddaughter, Abigail LoPresti; her sister, Deborah Thornton and her husband, Richard, of Norwell, MA; several nieces and nephews; and her former husband and best friend, Richard Knowles of North Billerica.
Private services will be held at a later date.
Published in Lowell Sun on Dec. 19, 2012