Kathleen A. McGrath, 66, of Hudson


Kathleen A. McGrathHudson – Kathleen A. “Kate” McGrath, 66, of Hudson, died Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020 at Brigham & Womens Faulkner Hospital after a sudden illness. She was the wife of the late Nancy E. (Muise) Duval, who died in 2013.

She was born, raised and educated in Marlborough, the daughter of the late Robert J. and Barbara A. (Callahan) McGrath, and was a graduate of Marlborough High School, Class of 1972. Kate went on to receive a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Salem State College.

She worked for ComGas for over 20 years retiring several years ago. Kate was an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan. She enjoyed the ocean, camping in Maine and New Hampshire and loved being outdoors. She will be remembered as being fiercely independent with a huge heart, always extending a helping hand to those in need. She loved her nephews and nieces and her godchild Marlowe.

She leaves her brothers, Robert J. McGrath Jr. and his wife Ruth of Marlborough and Daniel M. McGrath and his wife Robin of Weymouth; eight nephews and nieces, Robert, Jennifer, Tracy, Michael, Timothy, Callie, Loren and Adam; nine grandnephews and nieces; and one great-grandniece.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, Nov. 19 at 11:00 a.m., at Evergreen Cemetery, Wilson Street, Marlborough. Calling hours will be private.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to www.stjude.org.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Collins Funeral Home, 378 Lincoln Street, Marlborough. All are invited to sign Kate’s online guestbook at www.collinsfuneral.com.