Kathryn M. Woods
Loving mother, sister, and aunt
LOWELL -- Kathryn M. (Henry) Woods, 64, of Lowell, died Friday morning, April 11th, at her home, following an extended illness.
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, September 8, 1949, the daughter of the late Robert M. and the late Eleanor R. (Hansbury) Henry, she attended St. Margaret Grammar School in Lowell and was a graduate of Chelmsford High School in the Class of 1967. She then went on to attend Mt. Wachusett Community College.
Most recently, Kathryn was employed with Boston Scientific in North Chelmsford, formerly known as Bard E.P. and Tyco International. Previously, she worked at the U.S. Post Office in North Chelmsford, the V.A. Medical Center in Lowell, and was an usher with the Lowell Spinners.
Among her many interests, Kathryn was an avid Red Sox fan and enjoyed reading, going to the beach and socializing. She especially cherished her Friday night gatherings with her friends to socialize in their "Happy Room".
An accomplished writer of poetry, she had much of her writings published.
Kathryn is survived by two sons, Brian K. Woods and his wife, Nancy of Dracut, MA, and Robert L. Woods and his wife, Marissa Webb of San Jose, CA; two step-grandchildren, Chrisy Michaud of Dracut, MA, and Josh Michaud and his wife, Paola of Medford, MA; a sister, Susan B. Albee and her husband, Steven of Chelmsford, MA; three brothers, Robert M. Henry, Jr. and his wife, Ruth of Alfred, ME, Michael E. Henry and his wife, Susan of Los Angeles, CA, and Timothy J. Henry and his wife, Gerry of North Hampton, NH; five nieces and nephews, Wyatt Henry, Craig Henry, Mollie Henry, Meghan Albee and Mark Albee.
WOODS -- In Lowell, April 11, 2014, at home, Kathryn M. (Henry) Woods, 64. Friends may call at the O'DONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 4 to 8 P.M. Tuesday. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday morning at ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST CHURCH in North Chelmsford at 11 o'clock. PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH. Committal Services will be held privately. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to the Jimmy Fund/Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Attn: Contributions Services, 10 Brookline Place West, Floor 6, Brookline, MA 02445. Arrangements by Funeral Directors, James F. O'Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.
J.F. O'Donnell & Sons Funeral Home
276 Pawtucket Street Lowell, MA 01854
Published in Lowell Sun from Apr. 14 to Apr. 15, 2014