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January 17, 2020

Catherine P. King

Catherine P. King, of Dorchester, died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Friday, January 17, 2020 at the St. Joseph Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Dorchester at the age of 80.

Born in Boston, she was raised in Roxbury, the daughter of the late Patrick and Sarah (Conroy) King. Catherine graduated from St. Patrick’s High School with the Class of 1957. 

Catherine found great comfort in reading the Bible and other spiritual written works. She loved spending time with family and friends, listening to music, shopping and dining out. She especially enjoyed spending time at Castle Island and visiting Sullivan’s. Catherine was very family oriented, there wasn’t anything she wouldn’t do for the people she loved. She was very charitable and gave to many different charities to help those in need. 

Catherine was loving, caring and kind. She was courageous and strong during her many years of kidney dialysis treatment. She was a wonderful aunt and great-aunt to her nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Her life lessons and example are part of her legacy that continue through her family. Catherine will be missed by all the lives she touched. 

Catherine was the dear sister of Margaret Sylvester of Brockton. She is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Catherine was preceded in death by her siblings Barbara Mortell, William King, Sarah Bacci and Mary Hogan.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Thursday, January 23rd 9-10 AM in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., Quincy.

Her funeral service will be celebrated on Thursday, January 23rd at 10 AM in Keohane Funeral Home, Quincy.

Services will conclude with interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, West Roxbury.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Catherine’s name may be sent to Tufts Medical Center.