Catherine L. (Flaherty) Fosberg 83, of Natick, died Friday, May 16, 2014 at her home. She was the beloved wife of Edwin W Fosberg Jr. sharing 67 years of marriage. A Natick resident for 70 years she was born in Newton the daughter of the late Patrick and Mary (Griffin) Flaherty. Mrs. Fosberg was a devoted wife and mother and cherished the life she had with her family,especially her best friends, daughters Christine and Cathie. In addition to her husband she is survived by her children, Dennis Fosberg and his wife Mary Lou, Christine Lundblad, Cathie MacGregor and her husband Jason, and the late Cynthia Fosberg. Catherine and Edwin also raised Joseph Wagstaff of CA. She was the beloved grandmother to Dennis R Fosberg, George Towne, Derek Fosberg, Patrick Towne, Shannon ODonnell, Jason MacGregor, Lorissa Coughlin, Leigh Tocio, Jill Guigli and the late Erik Lundblad . She was the great-grandmother to 23 great-grandchildren including the late Julia Anne Fosberg. She also had one great-great-grandchild. She is also survived by her sister-in-law Rita Flaherty, brother-in-laws Charles Fosberg and his wife Norma, Paul Fosberg and his wife Marsha, and many nieces, nephews and friends. She was the devoted sister to the late Mammie Griffin, Anne Howley, Margaret Hanna, Julie Hanna,Winnie Kaufman, Elizabeth Thorsen, John Flaherty, Robert Flaherty, Richard Flaherty, Thomas Flaherty, sister-in-law of the late Robert Fosberg. Relatives and friends were invited to attend the funeral on Tuesday, May 20, at 10:30 a.m. from the John Everett and Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street, at Natick Common followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Patricks Church at 11:30 a.m. Visiting hours was on Monday, May 19, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Internment St. Patrick Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to The Home for Little Wanderers, 271 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115. For directions and to send the Fosberg family online condolences please visit www.everettfuneral.com.
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Published in The Natick Bulletin & Tab from May 18 to May 25, 2014