Kathleen "Kay" (Foss)'s Story
LYNN, MA - Kathleen "Kay" Walker passed away suddenly on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at Salem Hospital. Kay was born on July 8, 1927, in Boston, the daughter of the late Eldred A. and Catherine E. (Powers) Foss. She was raised and educated in Saugus.
Kay's greatest love in life was her family. Her greatest joy was holidays and birthdays that the family would share together. Having raised six children on her own, she took much pride in each and every milestone in her children and grandchildren's lives. She loved visits from family members, country music, hot summer days, and Boston sports. She will be missed by family and friends.
Kay is survived by five children, five grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, and three step-great-grandchildren. She leaves her daughter, Kathryn (Walker) and her husband, Mark Sewell of Peabody; son, Donald and his wife, Ruth Walker of Lynn; son, Robert and his wife, Kathleen Walker of Beverly; son, Tim and his wife, Sheila Walker of Salem; daughter, Tammy Walker of Lynn; her grandchildren, Mark Sewell, Jr. and his wife, Tarra, Leanne (Sewell) Foye and her husband, David, Justin Walker and his wife, Meghan, Ashley (Walker) Valletta and her husband, Dominic, and Eric Walker; her two step-grandchildren, Guy Larcom and his wife, Danielle, and Aaron Larcom and his wife, Gina; her three step-great grandchildren, Jax and Miles Larcom and Mason John Larcom. Kay is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Kay was predeceased by her husband, Donald A. Walker; her two brothers, Albert and Raymond Foss. Kay's son, Richard Walker passed away in the early morning hours on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, as well.
Family and friends are invited to attend Mrs. Walker's visitation on Thursday, January 11, 2018, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple Street, Lynn, MA 01904. Her funeral will begin at the funeral home at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 12, 2018, with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Pius V Church, 215 Maple Street, Lynn. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery in Lynn. Please visit www.cuffemcginn.com for directions or to sign the online guest book.
Published on January 9, 2018