Kathleen Rattigan, of Chester, NY, passed away on February 20, 2020. The daughter of the late Andrew and Florence, Kathleen was born in NY. She was a medical secretary for many years, and then later a caretaker of children and the elderly.
Her family statement reads “Kathleen will be forever remembered by her loving husband, two daughters, four grandchildren, her nieces, nephews, sister-in-laws and friends. Kathy’s happiness in life came from her family, friends and pets. Her four grandchildren were the greatest joy of her life. Kathy was fiercely loyal to and protective of those she loved. She had a contagious laugh that drew people in and we will always remember. Kathy deeply loved animals, having them throughout her life as well as rescuing many”.
Survivors include her husband, James Rattigan; their daughters Debbie and Denise; grandchildren Jack, Owen, Keira and Caitlyn; and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Kathy was the youngest of 7 siblings: Debbie, Robert, Louise, William, Jack and Dennis, who all predeceased her.
Visitation will be held on Monday, February 24, 2020 during the hours of 5:00 to 9:00 PM at Flynn Funeral & Cremation Memorial Centers, Inc., located at 139 Stage Road in Monroe, NY 10950.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 10:00 AM at St. Columba R.C. Church, located at 27 High Street, in Chester, NY 10918.
Kathleen’s family has asked, if anyone should so desire, that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Kathleen’s name may be made to the Warwick Humane Society at P.O. Box 61 Warwick, New York 10990.
Funeral and Cremation Arrangements have been entrusted to Thomas F. and Brendan T. Flynn and the staff of Flynn Funeral & Cremation Memorial Centers, Inc.
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