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Kathleen Mary (Donahoe) Howe

August 15, 1956 — April 21, 2019

Kathleen Mary (Donahoe) Howe of Stoneham passed away on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019 at her home. She was 62 years of age.

Born on August 15, 1956 in Winchester, Kathy is the loving daughter of the late Charles Donahoe and Mary (O'Brien) Donahoe. Kathy is a warm and caring daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. She will be truly missed by all who knew her.

Kathy was a loyal and dedicated teacher for the Town of Wakefield. She was the proud co-owner of Certainly Wood in Reading with her husband Michael for 25 years. Kathy was also a talented cake decorator for 25 years at Hank's Bakery in Stoneham.

Kathy is the beloved wife of Michael Howe. She is the devoted mother of Kevin Howe and his wife Jenny, Suzanne Golden and her husband Andrew and Timothy Howe and his significant other Astrid March. The cherished grandmother of Callie and AJ Golden, Kathy is the dear sister of Stephen Donahoe and his wife Paula, Larry Donahoe, Eileen Sarcone and her husband Joe and Carol Fitzpatrick and her husband James. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Barile Family Funeral Home, 482 Main St. (RT 28) STONEHAM Friday, April 26th at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating Kathy's Eternal Life in St. Patrick Church, 71 Central St. Stoneham at 10am. Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with Kathy's Family on Thursday, April 25th from 4-8pm in the Funeral Home. Parking attendants and elevator are available.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations in Kathy's memory to Metavivor Inc. 1783 Forest Dr. # 184 Annapolis, MD 21401.

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Service Schedule

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Barile Family Funeral Home

482 Main St, Wakefield, MA 01880

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Celebration of Life

Friday, April 26, 2019

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