Shrewsbury – Catharine “Kay” T. (O”Leary) Waple, 89, formerly of Roslindale and E. Boston, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 at UMass Memorial Hospital, Worcester, after a brief illness. Her husband, John J. Waple, passed away in 2008.
She is survived by her four sons, William Waple of Saugus, Robert Waple of Marlborough, Edward Waple of WA, and James Waple of Sturbridge; one daughter, Linda Waple of Shrewsbury; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Catherine was predeceased by her son, Bert Waple; one brother; and four sisters.
She was born in Boston, and was the daughter of the late Timothy and Grace (Benford) O”Leary. She was a member of St. Rose of Lima and American Legion Post #234 Women's Auxiliary.
Kay's funeral Mass was held Dec. 24 in St. Rose of Lima Church of Northborough, with burial in Mt. View Cemetery of Shrewsbury.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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