Kathleen Marie “Kathy” Gorman, 71, of Newington and South Hadley, MA, loving Sister, Aunt, Great-Aunt and Companion, peacefully passed away at home surrounded by loved ones. Kathy was born March 7, 1948 and raised in Hartford, one of three children to the late James C. and Katherine (Jeffers) Gorman. She was a graduate of Northwest Catholic High School.
Kathy resided in Newington since 1987, splitting her time the last few years between Newington and South Hadley. A devout Catholic, she was a communicant of several parishes of the Archdiocese of Hartford. She was a Rehabilitation Counselor for the State of Connecticut for many years, retiring in 1987.
Kathy loved to help others in need, her greatest joy in life was spending time with family and friends. She will be deeply missed and forever remembered by her loving family, a brother and sister-in-law, James “Jim” and Barbara Gorman of Wethersfield; a sister and brother-in-law, Patricia “Pat” and Donald Deasy of Phoenix, AZ; her companion Karen Romano of South Hadley, MA; several, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great nephews; as well as Karen’s children.
Friends and relatives may pay their respects to the Gorman family, Tuesday, August 6, 2019 from (times) at the Farley-Sullivan Funeral Home, 34 Beaver Rd., Wethersfield. A Mass of Christian Burial in celebration of Kathy’s life will be Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 10am in St. Patrick & St. Anthony Church, 285 Church St., Hartford (attendees are asked to go directly to the church). Interment will be at a later date.
The family requests in lieu of flowers, that memorial donations be made to The Franciscan Center of Urban Ministry @ St. Patrick & St. Anthony Church, 285 Church St., Hartford, CT 06103. To extend online condolences and/or share a memory, please visit farleysullivan.com.