Catherine M. (Walsh) Wilkinson
Catherine M. Wilkinson, 83
Dateline: Mansfield, MA
Catherine M. (Walsh) Wilkinson, age 83, a resident of the Village at Willow Crossings and a fifty-five-year member of the Mansfield community, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Friday, March 3, 2023 at the Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro. She was the beloved wife of the late John J. “Jack” Wilkinson, who died on September 3, 2009.
Born in Boston, MA on April 1, 1939, she was a loving daughter of the late Arthur E. and Catherine M. (Noone) Walsh.
Cathy grew up in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston and was a graduate of Blessed Sacrament High School. She was a dedicated homemaker to her adoring family, whom she loved dearly.
A communicant of Saint Mary’s Church in Mansfield, Cathy volunteered her assistance for Food & Friends in Mansfield. She was an accomplished knitter and always had a special place in her heart for animals.
She was the devoted mother of Carol Stone and her husband Eric of South Carolina, Donna Hallgren and her husband David of Mansfield, Janice Wilkinson of Attleboro and Lynne Schromm and her fiancé Thomas Rocco of Attleboro. She was the cherished grandmother of Eric and Jason Colby, Brett, Jill and Sheila Hallgren, Garett and Kelsey Schromm and the great grandmother of Devan, Morgan, Nolan, Reagan and Naomi. She was the dear sister of Claire McCormick and her husband Gerard of Dedham, Paul Walsh and his wife Eileen of Weymouth and the late Geraldine O’Donnell, who is survived by her husband Robert O’Donnell of Quincy. She is also survived by her loving nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, March 8th from 5:00-8:00 P.M. at the Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home, 55 North Main Street, Mansfield.
Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, March 9th at 11:00 A.M. in Saint Mary’s Church, 330 Pratt Street (Route 106) Mansfield. Burial will follow at Saint Mary’s in Mansfield.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Catherine’s memory to the Mansfield Adult Day Health Center, 300 Branch Street, Mansfield, MA 02048.
To send her family a message of condolence, please visit www.shermanjackson.com