Jan 052014

Kathleen Mersereau

Kathleen Mersereau

Kathleen T. Mersereau 61, passed away on January 2, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Concord, Massachusetts on January 25, 1952, a daughter of the late Thomas F. and Helen Slyne Conlon. She is survived by her loving husband, Clayton Mersereau. She was the mother of Eric Mersereau and his wife Sarah, of Groton; and Tim Mersereau and his wife Lauren, of North Andover, and a doting grandmother to their son, Thomas Mersereau. She is also survived by her four siblings, Marie Jones of Hampton, New Hampshire; Joseph Conlon of West Concord; Robert Conlon of Pepperell; and Claire Fontaine of Leominster.

Kathy was a graduate of the Rose Hawthorne School in Concord and the Mount Auburn School of Nursing, in 1973. She had a fulfilling career as a nurse, working in many facets of the industry. Kathy started her career at the Emergency Room at Emerson Hospital, followed by several years as an oncology nurse. She was also employed by Groton School as a school nurse. Later in her career, Kathy moved to the Andover campus of the Internal Revenue Service as Manager of the Occupational Health Unit.

Her greatest love was for her family; time spent with family provided her much joy in life. Together they shared a life of outdoor activities, skiing, walking, and vacationing.

Visiting hours at the Badger Funeral Home at 45 School Street, Groton, will be Friday Jan 10, 2014 from 4-7 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the First Baptist Church of Littleton, 451 King Street, Littleton, on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry, where Kathy enjoyed volunteering. Donations can be made in memory of Kathleen Mersereau by visiting the website at www.loavesfishespantry.org or mailing a donation to Loaves and Fishes, P. O. Box 1, Ayer, MA 01432.