MANCHESTER - Catherine A. "Kay" Linehan, of Manchester, died Aug. 21, 2012, at the Elliot Hospital after a brief illness.
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Born in Manchester on Jan. 8, 1924, she was the daughter of Timothy and Agnes (Muldoon) Linehan. She was a lifelong resident of the Queen City.
She graduated from St. Joseph High School for Girls, class of 1942. She earned a bachelor of arts degree as well as a master's degree from Notre Dame College.
In her early years, she worked at New England Telephone Co. Until her retirement in 1993, she was an English teacher in North Andover, Mass., for many years.
She was a longtime communicant of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Most recently, she was a member of St. Pius X Church.
An avid golfer, she was a member of the Manchester Club, the Intervale Country Club, and the Derryfield Country Club.
She traveled extensively throughout Europe and Asia, sending back many gifts to her nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend heartfelt thanks to the Visiting Angels for all their loving care and support.
Family members include several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters, Mary Cullity and Ruth Winston.
SERVICES: Calling hours are Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Connor-Healy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 537 Union St., corner of Concord Street, Manchester.
The funeral will be held Saturday with a Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. Pius X Church, Candia Road, Manchester. Burial will take place in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bedford. Courtesy local transportation for calling hours will be provided on request by contacting Daniel Healy at 622-8223.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Monastery of the Precious Blood, 700 Bridge St., Manchester, 03104 or to the
of New Hampshire, 5 Bedford Farms Drive, Suite 201, Bedford 03110. For more information or to view the online guest registry, please visit connorhealy.com.
Published in Union Leader on Aug. 23, 2012