Kathleen T. Burgess (Hawes) of Plymouth passed away at home on October 4th after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 69 years old. Loving daughter of the late Robert and Eileen Hawes. Beloved wife of 47 years to David Burgess. Devoted Mother of Jason Burgess, Michael Burgess & his wife Sharon, Julie King & her husband Gregory, all of Plymouth. Loving Mimi to Charlotte, Parker, Avery, Emily, and Benjamin. Sister of Robert "Tim" Hawes & his wife Linda, of Needham, Brian Hawes & his wife Kathleen "sis" of Natick, Stephen Hawes & his wife Carole of Windsor, CT.
Kathy grew up in Watertown MA. She graduated from St. Mary's High School in Waltham, where she met the love of her life, David. She went on to earn her degree from Massachusetts Bay Community College. Kathy worked in banking for over 40 years. Kathy loved spending her summers with family on Humarock Beach and hosting family, neighbors and lifelong friends at her home in Plymouth.
Funeral arrangements will be under the care of the Bartlett Funeral Home, 338 Court Street, Plymouth, MA. A funeral Mass will be at St. Kateri Church, 126 South Meadow Road, West Plymouth, on Wednesday at 10:00 am. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Research Foundation, PO Box 442 Needham, MA 02494.