BRIGHTON, MASS/ST. ALBANS — Catherine Kennedy McCarthy, 95, of Brighton, Mass., passed away at her home on May 2, 2015.

She was born in St. Albans to Charles and Mary (Donovan) Kennedy on Dec. 7, 1919 and was the oldest surviving grandchild of Capt. Thomas B. (Cedar Creek) and Catherine Howrigan Kennedy.  Catherine graduated from St. Mary’s High School in 1937 and from Bryant and Stratton Business School in Boston.

She married John J. McCarthy in Boston where they established their home in Brighton.  Catherine visited St. Albans frequently to visit family and friends, most recently in June of 2014.

Catherine is survived by her three children John (Margaret) of Potomac, Minn., Anne Marie of Brighton, Patricia (David) Guillette of Lunenburg, Mass., and six grandchildren.  She is also survived by her cousin Patricial Kennedy of St. Albans, and many friends in Vermont.  She was predeceased by her father in 1933 and mother in 1962, her brother Charles in 1973, and most recently by her cousin John Kennedy on April 22, 2015.

Funeral Services were held in Brighton, Mass., May 5, with burial in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.  Online condolences may be sent to her family at the Brady and Levesque Funeral Home website: