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Kathy J. (Girouard) Aldrich

November 9, 1952 ~ October 3, 2017 (age 64)

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Memorial Service
October 19, 2017

11:00 AM
Witty's Funeral Home
158 South Main Street
Orange, Massachusetts 01364

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October 5, 2017

Kathy J. Aldrich

GREENFIELD- Kathy Jean (Girouard) Aldrich, 64, of High Street, died Tuesday evening, October 3, 2017 at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield.

Born in Winchendon on November 9, 1952, Kathy was a daughter of Leo W. Jr. and June B. (Rand) Girouard and grew up on her grandparents’ farm in Orange and later graduated from Greenfield High School in 1971.

Kathy was married to Robert Aldrich Jr.

Employed by the Greenfield Tap & Die for many years, Kathy was a machinist.

Kathy was a wonderful mother and grandmother and will be sadly missed by her family. She had made holidays with the family extra special, with Christmas being her favorite.

Known as “Miss Fix It”, she loved working on projects. She also enjoyed doing arts and crafts, building wooden models, and was known to have much affection for horses.

Survivors include her children, Amanda Ambrose and Christopher Aldrich, both of Greenfield; grandchildren, Aaron Aldrich, Devin Aldrich, Aiden Aldrich, Jocelyn Ambrose and John Burt; a sister, Barbara Haskins of Pennsylvania; and many nephews and nieces.

Kathy’s father died on December 21, 1996 and her mother on May 1, 2005.  She was also predeceased by a brother, Leo W. Girouard III on July 25, 2005.

There are no calling hours.

A memorial service will be held on October 19, 2017 at 11:00 a.m at Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main Street, Orange, with Minister Edward J. Williams of the Franklin County Church of Christ officiating.

Interment will follow in South Cemetery, Orange.

Flowers may be sent to the service.

Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main Street, Orange, is directing the arrangements.

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