Kathleen D. Ambrose
1941 ∼ 2019
It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Kathleen D. Ambrose on Sunday, October 20th, 2019. Kathleen passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family and close friends, after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis.
She was predeceased by her loving husband of 60 years, Raymond A. Ambrose.
Kathleen leaves behind her two daughters, Maureen A. Hammett and her husband Mark, her daughter Karen A. Matrango and her husband John, two of her most precious gifts, her grandchildren, Maria C. Matrango and Joseph P. Matrango. Kathleen is survived by her sister and soul sister, Patricia Vaulding and her husband James and her sisters Nancy Cranston and her husband Hank and Susan Keosian. She was predeceased by two of her sisters, Carleen Vincent and Mary Jane Ambrose. She was a devoted aunt to her many nieces and nephews.
Kathleen fulfilled her passion as a Registered Nurse at Cape Cod Hospital for more than 30 years. She was a member of the St Francis of Peace Fraternity and lived her life giving to others, through her ministry and her strong devotion to God. Kathleen will be fondly remembered by her dear friends “The Honey Dew Crew”.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, October 27th from 1-3pm at Morris O’Connor & Blute 58 Long Pond Drive So. Yarmouth, Ma. 02664. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, October 28th at 11:00 am at St. Pius X Church, Station Ave. So. Yarmouth Ma. 02664.
In lieu of flowers, it was Kathleen’s request to make a donation to the Ryan M. Fiala Memorial Scholarship Fund, C/O Ian M. MacLeod, Mass Maritime Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay Ma. 02532