Kathy J. Fowler

Northfield - Kathy J. Fowler, 55, of Northfield, lost a long and difficult battle with cancer and died at her home on Dec. 31, 2012.

Kathy was born in Concord on Dec. 7, 1957, the daughter of Richard H. Decato Sr. and Sarah (Lawrence) Decato. She was the youngest of six children and was raised in Concord and also resided in Loudon. Kathy resided in Northfield since 1988.

She enjoyed outdoor activities, including boating, snowmobiling and especially motorcycling with her husband and friends. Kathy also participated in the housewives bowling league in Concord.

Family members include her husband of 39 years, C. Doug Fowler of Northfield; her son, Chris Fowler Jr. and his wife, Christine, of Laconia; a grandson, Devin Douglas Fowler of Laconia; her mother, Sarah Decato of Canterbury; three brothers, Gordon Tardiff, Tracy Leonard and wife Tiffany of Northfield and Richard H. Decato Jr. and wife Susan of Canterbury; two sisters, Laura Roberts and husband Butch of Concord and Annie Ribeiro and husband Steve of Mansfield, Mass.; and nieces and nephews. Kathy also had many close friends in the area that she considered family.

She was predeceased by her father, Richard, in 1983.


services: A celebration of Kathy's life will be held at a later date. Donations in memory of Kathy may be made to Disabled American Veterans (DAV) of New Hampshire, P.O. Box 2051, Dover 03821.

Paquette-Neun Funeral Home in Northfield is assisting with arrangements.

For an online guestbook, please visit neunfuneralhomes.com.

Funeral Home

Thibault-Neun Funeral Home
143 Franklin Street  Franklin, NH 03235
(603) 934-2408

Published in Union Leader on Jan. 3, 2013