Kathleen P. (McHale) Broderick Print E-mail

Kathleen P. (McHale) Broderick

Beloved mother, grandmother, and sister;

Kathleen P. “Kathy” (McHale) Broderick, 75, of Wellesley, Massachusetts, but formerly of Lowell, passed away on Saturday February 18, 2023, at Waterstone of Wellesley Assisted Living Center surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, March 18, 1947, the daughter of the late Leo and the late Doris (Hill) McHale, she attended St. Michael’s Grammar school and was a graduate of Keith Hall in the class of 1964.

Later, Kathy attended Greater Lowell Tech High school and graduated from their Licensed Practical Nurse program.

Prior to her retirement in 2007, Kathy worked as a Corporate Travel Agent for American Express in their Boston Office. Later in life, Kathy devoted her time to various volunteering positions mentoring teenage girls.

Among her many interests, Kathy had a love for traveling, visiting the beach, and watching the Patriots.

However, her greatest joy was spending time with her family, watching her grandchildren play sports, and spending time with her dog Papi.

Kathy is survived by three sons Thomas Broderick Jr. and his wife Nancy of Milton, MA, Kevin Broderick and his wife Julieanne of Groton, MA, John Broderick and his wife Melissa of North Andover, MA; 11 grandchildren Olivia, Madeleine, Abigail, and Margot Broderick of Milton, MA, Cara, Elizabeth, and Kevin Broderick, Caitlin Metivier and Kyle Metivier of Groton, MA, Jack and Ava Broderick of North Andover, MA.

In addition, she is also survived by several siblings Janet Donahue of Osterville, MA, Sharon O’Brien of Los Altos, California, Martha Merritt and her husband George of Kennebunkport, Maine, Nancy Stevens and her husband John of Boston, MA, Donald McHale and his wife Paula of Tyngsboro, MA, and Norbert McHale of North Chelmsford, MA.

Besides her parents, Kathy is predeceased by her siblings Maureen Van Siclan, Barbara Randall, Patricia H. Moffett, Joanne Dougherty, Sheila Connors, Paula McHale and John L. “Jackie” McHale, Jr.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Memorial Funeral Mass Friday morning February 24, 2023, at ST. MICHAEL’S CHURCH in Lowell, MA, at 11:00 A.M. (Please meet at church). Committal services will be held privately for the family at a later date. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory the MSPCA at Nevins Farm, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844. Arrangements by the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME – LOWELL – MA (978) 458-8768.



Condolences (4)
  • larry randall  - Kathy
    Spoke to her 3 weeks ago. She was a special, will miss her very much..
  • Tom & Judy Machado
    Our Deepest sympathy to your family. We did not know Kathy personally but it's such a tribute to her legacy that she raised such a wonderful family.
  • Nancy Burnett  - Aunt Kathy
    Grateful the time we spent with her! She will be missed and we will remember her with love ❤️ The Burnetts , Scott, Nancy, Sam and Casey
  • Kathleen Duffy  - Aunt Kathy
    Condolences to my cousins and their families. Aunt Kathy was one of a kind. We were all very fortunate to have her in our lives for so long!
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