Obituary of Katherine T. (Kinney) DiGesse

KATHERINE T. (KINNEY) DIGESSE of Lexington, Sunday December 17, 2017, at seventy years of age. Beloved wife of the late Ronald J. DiGesse Sr. Devoted mother of Ronald J. DiGesse Jr., wife Lianne of Nashua, Tina M. DiGesse of Lexington and Katherine Troiano and husband Joseph of Tewksbury. Loving grandmother of Samantha, Nicholas and Christian. Dear sister of Richard Kinney, wife Annette of Dracut, Daniel Kinney, wife Helen of Everett and the late Anna Steele, as well as cherished aunt to many nieces and nephews. A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, Friday, December 22nd at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Brigid Church, 2001 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, at 10 a.m. Interment to follow in Westview Cemetery, Lexington. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to call on Thursday, December 21st, from 4- 8 p.m. For directions or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.lynch-cantillon.com or Facebook under Lynch Cantillon Funeral Home.

OBITUARY

Katherine T. (Kinney) DiGesse, 70, a longtime resident of Lexington, formerly of Somerville and Woburn, died peacefully, Sunday, December 17, 2017 at Lahey Clinic in Burlington, with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Ronald J. DiGesse Sr., until his passing in 1992.

Born in Boston, Katherine was the daughter of the late Richard J. and Kathryn M. (Graham) Kinney. She was educated in Cambridge and attended Cambridge Ridge and Latin and then Bunker Hill Community College.

For many years, she worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant at different facilities around the area including MedaPlex in Lexington and Woburn Nursing Center.

Katherine was a caring and generous woman who enjoyed spending time with her loved ones. She had many fond memories of bowling nights with family and friends and also looked forward to bingo at the local senior center. She had an amazing love for her two cats and will be deeply missed by her entire family.

Katherine was the devoted mother of Ronald J. DiGesse Jr., wife Lianne of Nashua, Tina M. DiGesse of Lexington and Katherine Troiano and husband Joseph of Tewksbury. Loving grandmother of Samantha and Nicholas DiGesse and Christian Troiano. Dear sister of Richard Kinney, wife Annette of Dracut, Daniel Kinney, wife Helen of Everett and the late Anna Steele, as well as cherished aunt to many nieces and nephews.

A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, Friday, December 22nd at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Brigid Church, 2001 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, at 10 a.m. Interment to follow in Westview Cemetery, Lexington. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to call on Thursday, from 4- 8 p.m. For directions or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.lynch-cantillon.com or Facebook under Lynch Cantillon Funeral Home