Catherine (Cassie) Ross

Ross, Catherine (Cassie) nee (Callaghan) of Roslindale, 67, died May 5, 2008, of breast cancer. Loving wife (49 years) to Charles R. Ross (owner of Auto Electric Supply), sister of Margaret Callaghan of Roslindale, brother of Thomas (Buddy) Callaghan of N. Attleboro, MA, and the late Mary Kuhn and Peter Callaghan.

Survived also by many loving cousins, nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law and friends. Long time employee of Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Boston.

Daughter of the late Thomas F. and Margaret (Lee) Callaghan. Niece of Margaret (Callaghan) McCoy of Yonkers, NY, and the late Martin and Catherine (Callaghan) Quinn.

Cassie was always the life of the party and made sure that everyone was included. She loved to dance, particularly her Irish dances. She always kept the family together, especially at holidays. Cassie summered often in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, and Chebeague Island, ME, and for many years at Humarock, MA. She loved to play whist with her friends. She enjoyed travel and took many trips with her sisters, sisters-in-law, and friends. She worked for Liberty Mutual for over 25 years beginning in 1958 and was a member of the Liberty Mutual Quarter Century Club. She was also a member of the Go Go Seniors, Castle Island Association, Parkway Seniors, Chebeague Island Historical Society, and the Hyde Park YMCA Seniors. She graduated from Roslindale High School in 1958.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Partners Hospice, 281 Winter Street, Suite 200, Waltham, MA 02451.

Funeral from Laughlin, Nichols & Pennacchio Funeral Home, 34 Oak St. Hyde Park, MA at 8AM followed with Mass of Christian Burial at Most Precious Blood Church at 9 o'clock. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 pm.
Cassie was the sister-in-law of Beverly and Stephen Johnson, Nancy and David Hill, Charlotte and Scott Johnson and Glenn and Nancy Ross. She traveled to New York and Washington on trips with the Historical Society and went on many trips with Beverly and her children.


Cassie in Ireland with her sisters Marie
and Margaret and Aunt Bridget



Cassie with Beverly, Marianne and Joan in New
York City on the Historical Society trip.

Elizabeth's wedding 7/7/07