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Catherine F. “Kay” Griffin

A Funeral Mass was celebrated in the Immaculate Conception Church for Catherine F. “Kay” Griffin who died on Monday, August 15th at the Bayberry Nursing & assisted Living Facility in Tewksbury following a long illness, Kay turned 100 years old on May 25th. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Kay was a lifelong Revere Resident. She was born to her late Parents, John J. & Johanna G. (Ryan) Griffin. She was one of eight children. Kay was educated in Revere Schools and was an alumna of Revere High School, Class of 1942. Kay worked at Forbes Lithograph for 25 years as a Printer’s Assistant. She later went to work at New England Tel & Tel, where she worked from 1969 to 1989, after 20 years of service. Kay enjoyed her retirement, living life quietly & humbly. She was a woman of great faith and was devoted communicant of Immaculate Conception church her entire life. She is also a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. Kay was loved by everyone.

She is survived by her nephew Robert J. Lorentz and his wife Nancy, great nieces Denise Kirschner and husband Brian, Lori Roberto and husband Michael, and great nephew Thomas and wife Danielle, and many great grand nieces and nephews. She was the very dear friend of Eva Cauldereli of Revere and the late Susie Di Fiore also of Revere. She was also survived by Sister in-law Alice Griffin and Niece Laura Griffin. 

Remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.


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  1. Marguerite Bova
    Aug 21 2022

    God bless and be with you Kay ❤️ I will always treasure our friendship at Immaculate.

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