Obituary: Catherine B. (Freeman) Lehan

Visiting hours will be held Friday, Nov. 9 while a funeral Mass will be held in Our Lady of Lourdes Church Nov. 10.

Catherine B. (Freeman) Lehan, 88, of Norton, formerly of Brockton, died Nov. 6, 2012, at Epoch Assisted Living of Norton.

She was the loving wife for 60 years of the late Edward M. Lehan. Born and raised in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Alice (Clancy) Freeman, and was a graduate of St. Mary's High School.

After raising her family, Catherine was employed as a nurse's aide for West Acres and Braemoor Nursing Homes, and as a sales associate at Gilchrist Department Store.

Catherine enjoyed taking care of her family and grandchildren, sewing, puzzles, reading and yoga.

She is survived by her children Michael Lehan of Brazil, Patricia Guillette of Brockton, Katie Neville of Marshfield and John Lehan of Shrewsbury; her seven grandchildren Kerri Guillette, Matthew, Alex and Nicolas Neville and Maclaine, Garrett and Alexa Lehan; her two sisters Sylvia Barkus and Alice Raulinaitis, both of Cambridge; and her several nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be held in the Conley Funeral Home, 138 Belmont St., Brockton, Friday, Nov. 9, 4 to 7 p.m. A funeral Mass will be held in Our Lady of Lourdes Church Nov. 10, at 9 a.m. Burial in Melrose Cemetery.

Donations in Catherines name may be made to the American Stroke Association , P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.

For condolences visit www.conleyfuneralhome.com.


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