Kathleen (McLennan) Paglia

June 8, 2002

Paglia, Kathleen (McLennan) – in Billerica, formerly of Woburn, June 8th, age 38, beloved wife of Marc Paglia. Devoted mother of Alison Lee Higgins of Billerica. Beloved daughter of Frances C. McLennan of Woburn and the late Thomas P. McLennan Jr. Dear sister of Nancy Neira and her husband Carlos of Billerica, Janice Faria and her husband Bill of Burlington, and the late Thomas P. McLennan III. Also survived by her nephews: Michael, Adam, and Shane Faria and Mark Neira, her parents-in-law, Gerald and Diane Paglia of Tewksbury, her brother-in-law, Michael Paglia and his wife Beth of Lowell, and her sister-in-law, Michelle Paglia of Tewksbury. Also survived by many cousins and friends. Funeral services will be private.

OBITUARY:

Kathleen (McLennan) Paglia of Billerica, a former Woburn resident, passed away unexpectedly early Sunday, June 9th, at the age of 38. She was the wife of Marc Paglia.

Born in Woburn, she was the daughter of Frances (Ciszewska) McLennan of Woburn and the late Thomas P. McLennan, Jr. She attended Woburn schools and graduated from Woburn High School with the Class of 1980. She continued her education at Newbury Junior College, and made her home in Billerica since completing her education. She was a fifteen-year employee of AOTCO, a metal finishing company where she was a supervisor. She had recently attended Shawsheen Valley School of Practical Nursing.

An outdoorswoman and lover of the arts, Kathy spent her leisure time gardening, buying and selling antiques, crocheting, and reading.

In addition to her father, Thomas P. McLennan, Jr., she was preceded in death by her brother, Thomas P. McLennan III.

Surviving in addition to her husband Marc and her mother, Frances McLennan of Woburn, are her daughter, Alison Lee Higgins of Billerica, her sisters, Nancy Neira and her husband Carlos of Billerica, and Janice Faria and her husband Bill of Burlington.

She also leaves four nephews: Michael, Adam, and Shane Faria and Mark Neira, her parents-in-law, Gerald and Diane Paglia of Tewksbury, her brother-in-law, Michael Paglia and his wife Beth of Lowell, and her sister-in-law, Michelle Paglia of Tewksbury. She is also survived by many cousins and friends.

Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are being handled by the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, Woburn.

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  1. To All of Kathy’s Loved Ones:

    I am so shocked and saddened by your loss.
    I hope my dear and loving friend is at peace.
    I miss her so much and can’t really put
    into words much more. My only
    wish is that somehow God will comfort you
    all. With Love and Prayers in My Heart for All of You.

    Jane (Patterson) Cameron

  2. Dear Marc,
    Our prayers are with you. We are heartbroken for you and your whole family. You are blessed to have many loving relatives who, I am sure, are surrounding you with love and support. God Bless You.
    Love, Jane and Dick Pereira

  3. Marc & Family
    We are so sorry about your loss,please let us know if there is anything we can do.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Love Joe, Lisa, Samantha, Joseph & Alicia

  4. We are all so sorry for your loss.
    Carolyn & Lincoln MacDonald
    Diana Salemi
    Cathy & Bill Aikman
    John Salemi
    Becky Eston

  5. Our prayers are with all of you. May she rest in peace.
    Nancy, Joan, John & Robyn Higgins, Jeanette Byrnes (Nancy’s mum)

  6. Marc,
    Our thoughts are with you. Please let us know if we can do anything to help!
    Love,
    Bruce & Penny Taylor

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