Catherine Koob

1922 ∼ 2020

Catherine Koob

Koob, Catherine (Healy), of Falmouth, passed away May 13, 2020 at age 98 in Concord, MA.   She was the wife of the late Robert Koob of Falmouth. Catherine was born and raised in Wisconsin, graduating from the University of Wisconsin.  After graduation she moved to Chicago where she worked for the War Labor Board as a wage and salary analyst.  When the War ended, she went on to do the same work for General Electric where she met her husband. 

She was a partner in all that they did.  For more than 20 years their lives were spent in Washington DC where she helped build Koob Associates, a government relations consulting firm.  When they retired in 1978, they moved to Falmouth, Massachusetts to be closer to their grandchildren.   She became active in the League of Women voters, the Women’s Club, and Friends of the Falmouth Library.  Her passions were reading, music, singing and gardening.  She was an active parishioner of St. Patrick’s in Falmouth and a member of the Choir.

She leaves her daughters, Cathy Koob of Branson Missouri, Barbara Hurwitch of Acton, Massachusetts, two grandchildren, Karen Ward of Natick, and Pamela Weissbourd of Weston, and four great grandchildren, Colin, Nathan, James, and Trevor all whom she enjoyed and cherished.  

In lieu of flowers donations to her memory can be made to the Friends of Falmouth Public Library.

A private burial will take place at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.

Catherine Koob

1922 ∼ 2020

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