Catherine “Kathleen” T. Spillane, 90, of North Haven, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 at the CT Hospice, Branford.
Catherine was born in Lowell, MA on July 10, 1923, the daughter of the late James F. and Anna Mulcahy Spillane. Catherine obtained a Bachelor's Degree from the former New Haven Teachers College; her Master's and 6th Year from UCONN, and had taught kindergarten for the Hamden School System for many years until her retirement. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority.
She was the aunt of James III, Michael, John, Nancy, William and Wendy Spillane. Great aunt of John, Jr., Becky, Richard, Gillian and Caleb Spillane, Tyler Suprenant, James, Sandra and Kate Russell and the great-great aunt of Christian, Adriene, Logan, Mason and Jazlynn.
She was predeceased by her brother James Spillane II. She leaves her special friend and spiritual advisor Rev. Robert Kwiatkowski. Also survived by many cousins and friends here and in Ireland.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to St. Barnabas Church, 44 Washington Ave., North Haven, CT 06473. www.northhavenfuneral.com