NORTH ATTLEBORO – Catherine Gagne, 93, formerly of Arnold Road in North Attleboro died Saturday, September 9, 2017 after living out her later years close to family at her continuing care retirement home in Concord, NH.
She was the sister of the late Lucille O. (Gagne) Feid and the late Very Reverend Roger L. Gagne of St. Mark’s Church in Attleboro Falls.
Born in North Attleboro on November 25, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Jeanette (Guidon) Gagne.
She resided at her Arnold Road home until she was 89 years old.
Catherine retired from the Nynex Telephone Company after 38 years of employment at the age of 62. She began her long career as a telephone operator in North Attleboro. She achieved many promotions over her tenure and retired as a line assigner. As she retired from active duty in the telephone industry, she proudly accepted the honorable award of Lifetime Membership in the Telephone Pioneers of America given for the dedication of fellowship, loyalty, and service.
During her retirement, she had the opportunity to travel to many parts of the world with family and friends. This included several countries in Europe and many islands of the Caribbean.
Catherine was a lifelong member of the Sacred Heart Church in North Attleboro. She was a member of the Children of Mary. She was especially honored to act in the role of collector at many of the Masses she attended.
She leaves a nephew, Dale K. Feid and his wife Joan of Pike, NH, and a niece Patricia Heinz and her husband Timothy of Contoocook, NH. She also leaves her grand nieces and nephews, Brandon Feid and his wife Andrea, Jennifer White, Brianne Heinz, Matthew Heinz and great-grand nieces and nephew Alieke Feid, Micaela White, and Keegan White.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, September 17 from 2-4 p.m. at the Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro. Her funeral will be held on Monday, September 18 at 10 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mark’s Church, 105 Stanley Street, Attleboro Falls. Burial to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Towne Street, Attleboro Falls.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations in her name to Madonna Manor, 85 North Washington Street, North Attleboro, MA 02760.