Catherine T. ‘Kay’ McRudin, 90

Catherine T. “Kay” (McLoughlin) McRudin, age 90, of Braintree, formerly of Norwell and Quincy, died peacefully, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019 at Alliance Healthcare in Braintree, surrounded by her loving family.

Catherine McRudin

Catherine was born in Waltham, to the late Martin and Kathleen (Walsh) McLoughlin. She was raised and educated in Dorchester and was a graduate of Saint Margaret High School. She had lived in Braintree for two years, Norwell for seventeen years and previously in Quincy for many years.

As a young woman, Kay had worked as a secretary for the Boston Edison Company. Later, she worked as a secretary for the Department of Social Services in Quincy for many years.

Kay was well known for her delicious Irish bread. She was devoted to her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Beloved wife of the late John J. McRudin.

Devoted mother of Kathleen M. Hanlon and her husband Stephen of Mashpee, Theresa A. Palmer and her husband James of Norwell, Claire P. Ross and her husband Edward of Norwell, Jean E. Whyte and her husband Daniel of Braintree, and Patricia F. Terrell of Braintree.

Loving grandmother of twelve grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

One of ten siblings, she was the dear sister of Nancy Bessette of Randolph, Patricia Gracia of Wilmington, Helen Orzuchowski of Manhattan, NY, Thomas McLoughlin of Quincy, Lil McLoughlin of Randolph and was pre-deceased by Mary McKay, Betty Svirsky, Joan McLoughlin, and Josie Hughes.

Kay is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Ave., Quincy, Saturday, Aug. 17th at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours at the funeral home Friday 4 – 7 p.m. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

For those who wish, donations in Kay’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice.

You are invited to visit or call 617-472-6344.

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