Catherine Lauretta Dowd AGE: 89 • Ocean Grove Catherine Lauretta Dowd (nee Bradley), 89, of Ocean Grove, formerly of West Orange, passed away on Wednesday February 15, 2017 at Manor By the Sea. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Saturday February 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 1 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange. Letters of condolence may be posted at danglerfuneralhome.com . Interment will follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Montclair In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Catherine's name to: Meridian Hospice, 1340 Campus Parkway, Neptune, NJ 07753. Catherine was born and raised in Tubercurry County Sligo, Ireland moving to England to earn her nursing degree before moving to the United States in 1949. She was a nurse working at Montcalm Nursing Home in Montclair. Catherine was the beloved wife of the late Thomas Dowd. Devoted mother of Michael, Eugene and his wife Dawn, Mary Sullivan and her husband Bill, Rita Murray and her husband Nial, John and his wife Antonella, , and Adrienne Harrold and her husband Mike. Loving sister of Joan, Etna, Bernadette, Joseph, Michael, Bob, John, and the late Mary, Bea, Kevin, and Pat. Mother in law of the late Jesse Katz. Cherished grandmother of Danny, Mike, Katie, Brendan, Melissa, Nicholas, Coleen, Ashley, Sarah, and Annie. Great grandmother of Isabelle.
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