Kathleen Gregory of Brewster, New York died Thursday August 13, 2009 in Danbury, CT, after a long illness. She was 73.
Mrs. Gregory was born in County Cavan, Ireland on Dec. 8, 1935, daughter of the late Farrell and Mary (McEnerney) Gaffney. She moved to the U.S. in 1956, and then married Gerard Gregory in Bronx, NY, on Jan. 31, 1959. Mrs. Gregory worked in food service at Lincoln Hall in Somers for ten years before retiring in 1979. She moved from Somers to Brewster in 1982 and became a parishioner of St. Lawrence O’Toole Church.
Besides her husband Gerard of Brewster, Mrs. Gregory is survived by her son Jerry and his wife Lisa of Irvington, NY, two brothers, Richard and Phil Gaffney, three sisters, Nell Kennedy, Molly McKeone, and Bridy Fay, and a grandson ,Gerard J. Gregory III. She was predeceased by her son Joseph in 1986.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on August 17, 2009 11 am at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church, Brewster, NY. Interment followed at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Somers, NY. The wake was held at the Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY on Sunday.
In lieu of flowers contributions in Mrs. Gregory’s memory may be made to Rosary Hill Home, 600 Linda Avenue , Hawthorne 10532