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Kathleen M. Major

November 2, 2020



Kathleen Mae Tierney Major passed away on November 2, 2020.  Kathy was beloved by those who knew her well, as well as those who knew her through her acts of loving kindness.  She expressed deep appreciation and gratitude to anyone who helped or supported her with “Thank you for being an angel in my life today!” cards.  Kathy was committed to her family and her community.  She felt deeply cared for by members of her spiritual community at the First Parish Church in Taunton.  She had a lifelong dedication to service as a nurse with a particular interest in helping those struggling with addiction.  She especially enjoyed her work with veterans.

Kathy will be deeply missed by her family.  She is survived by her loving children, Marlene Major, Maureen Schlesinger and her partner, Angelo Salerno, and Mark Major, as well as her grandchildren, Caroline Marsh and Benjamin Marsh, Aaron Schlesinger, his wife Michelle Schlesinger, Adam Schlesinger, Mitchel Major and Madalyn Rose Major.  She remained close to the late father of her children, Robert Major and his long-term partner, Patricia Hogan.  Her son-in-law, Shihab Ahmed, also mourns the loss.  She is survived by her sister, Patricia Guy, and sister-in-law, Kathleen Tierney, who was married to her deceased brother, Michael Tierney.  She leaves behind many nieces and nephews.  
Arrangements are being held privately.

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