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Catherine "Kit" (Lafountain) Cairns

February 27, 2007
Catherine "Kit" (Lafountain) Cairns
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Obituary for Catherine "Kit" (Lafountain) Cairns

Catherine “Kit” (Lafountain) Cairns, a lifelong resident of Ludlow and Indian Orchard, died on Tuesday, February 27, 2007, at the age of 86.  Born in Fitchburg, Ma., Kit attended schools in Indian Orchard and graduated from Technical High School.  She was active in the Daughters of Isabella and was a faithful longtime communicant of St. Mary of the Assumption Church.  She had many hobbies, but her greatest love was her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Catherine was the beloved wife of 58 years to the late Thomas C. Cairns Sr., who predeceased her in 1997; a loving mother to Thomas C. Cairns of Chicopee and his late wife Shirley (Denette) and Kathleen Giebner and her husband Norman of Ludlow; a dear sister to Margaret Cox, Winifred Hock and the late Philip and Delbert Lafountain; a cherished grandmother to Sheryl (Cairns) Fijol, Norman Giebner, Sharon (Cairns) Monaghan, Mark Giebner, Kim (Cairns) Masse, Eric Giebner and Tommy Cairns; a loving great-grandmother of 16 and also leaves many beloved family members and friends.  Funeral services are on Thursday morning at 9am from Ludlow Funeral Home with Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Mary of the Assumption Church followed by burial in Island Pond Cemetery.  Visitation is on Wednesday from 4-7pm.

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