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Gertrude Elizabeth (Kilduff) McCarty

September 21, 1926 ~ August 14, 2021 (age 94)


Gertrude E. (Kilduff) McCarty, age 94, wife of the late Christopher Owens McCarty, passed away suddenly on Saturday August 14, 2021 at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, RI. Born on Tuesday September 21, 1926, in Providence, RI, Gertrude was the daughter of the late Joseph F. and Helen G. (Martin) Kilduff. A resident of Lakeville, MA, Gertrude was a member of the Lakeville Council on Aging, and St. Isidore Church in Lakeville, MA. She enjoyed knitting, traveling, and spending time with her family. Gertrude is survived by her, four children, Patricia Burchell of Palm Bay, FL, Donna Adams and her husband Benjamin of Lakeville, MA, Pamela Arruda and her husband Dana of Sebastian, FL, and Christopher McCarty and his wife Debra of Boynton Beach, FL. Grandchildren, Lisa (Nepini) Leca, James Nepini, Lynn (Nepini) Lopes, Leonard McCarty, Christine (McCarty) Rice, Amanda (McCarty) Donaher, Kyle Arruda, Kory Arruda, Kendra (Arruda) Alix, and Kourtney (Arruda) Morris, twenty-five great grandchildren, six great great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Gertrude was predeceased by her brothers, Joseph, William, and James Kilduff, and her sister, Margaret Smith. Visitation for Gertrude will be held on Thursday August 19, 2021 from 4:00 – 8:00PM at Dahlborg-MacNevin Funeral Home, 280 Bedford Street, Lakeville, MA 02347. A funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday August 20, 2021, at 10:00AM, at St. John Neumann Church, 157 Middleboro Road, East Freetown, MA 02717. Gertrude will be laid to rest with her late husband Christopher at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Taunton, MA. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in memory of Gertrude may be sent to either, The Lakeville Council on Aging, 1 Dear Crossing, Lakeville, MA 02347, or Dana Farber Cancer Institute by visiting their website at,

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August 19, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dahlborg-MacNevin Funeral Home (Lakeville)
280 Bedford Street
Lakeville, MA 02347

Mass of Christian Burial
August 20, 2021

10:00 AM
St. John Neumann Church
157 Middleboro Road
East Freetown, MA 02717


Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
10 Brookline Place, W 6th floor, Brookline MA 02445
Tel: 1-800-525-4669

Lakeville Council on Aging
1 Dear Crossing, Lakeville MA 02347
Tel: 1-508-947-7224

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