ASHLAND – Kathleen C. Morrissey, 78, of Ashland passed away after a period of declining health.
Kathleen grew up in Natick and graduated from Natick High School Class of 1960.
She was an exceptional artist and brought great joy to many who eagerly awaited her hand-painted Christmas cards.
She loved her children and grandchildren and especially enjoyed many happy summers on Cape Cod.
Kathleen is survived by her children Kelly Paulson of Ashland, William Morrissey of Milford, and Robert Morrissey of Westford, her grandchildren Ken Paulson and his fiancé Olivia Hart of Ashland, Claire Paulson of Ashland, Ally Warrington and her husband Tyler of Athol, and Katie Clem and her husband Joseph of Southbridge, her great-grandchild Scarlett Warrington, her siblings Maureen Hand, Pati Garino, and James Hand, her sister in law Linda Haskins, and her former husband William Morrissey of Framingham, as well as many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Dennis Hand.
A memorial service will be held Tue. March 17 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of the Matarese Funeral Home, 325 Main Street in Ashland.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday from 9-11 a.m. prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Make A Wish, 1702 East Highland Ave., Suite 400, Phoenix, AZ 85016