In Memoriam : Kathleen Tompkins

Kathleen Tompkins Kathleen Frances Tompkins - age: 80
(July 31, 1934 to January 20, 2015 )
Resident of Portland, Maine

Visitation Information:
A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated in her memory at Holy Trinity Church, 133 Main Street, Greenfield, MA on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 10:00 AM. Rites of committal and burial will follow in the Calvary Cemetery, Greenfield, MA, where she will be reunited with her family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted the care of the McCarthy Funeral Homes, of Greenfield and Turners Falls, Mass., assisted by the Dennett-Craig & Pate Funeral Homes. Guest book and condolence message available at Expressions of affection in lieu of flowers, are suggested in the form of a charitable contribution in Kathleenís memory to the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, 150 US Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074.

Kathleen Frances (Tetreault) Tompkins, 80, a recent resident of 75 State Street, Portland ME, formerly of Boxborough, MA, died peacefully on January 20, 2015 with her children at her side.

A native of Greenfield, MA, Kathleen was born on July 31, 1934 to John and Gertrude (Johnson) Tetreault. She was educated in the former Holy Trinity Parochial School and Greenfield public schools, a graduate of GHS in the Class of 1952. She went on to further her education by attending the former Northampton Commercial College, Northampton, MA, graduating in 1954 with a certificate in business and secretarial science.

Kathleen was an avid sports fan, especially of the Boston Red Sox. On the 100th Anniversary of Fenway Park, a commemorative brick was placed in her name at the stadium. She also loved to spend time in Gloucester on the ocean with her late long-time partner Dexter Loring. Kathleen loved all animals and was devoted to her pets and the feeding of wild birds. She was well loved by many and made friends easily with her sense of humor, thoughtfulness, and generosity.

She is lovingly remembered by her three children: Mark Tompkins and his wife Sharon of Overland Park, KS; Kim McInnis and her husband Michael of Portland, ME; and Suzanne Callen of Atlanta, GA. Additionally she leaves step-daughters Joanne Loring and Louise Loring, 6 grandchildren, a brother Paul Tetreault and wife Jane of College Station, TX, a sister, Joan Danyluk and husband Daniel of South Deerfield, MA and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews to remember her with affection.

Kathleen was predeceased by her brothers John, Jr. and Thomas Tetreault.


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