TOPSFIELD, formerly of Saugus - Mrs. Catherine Z. (Boudette) McCormack, age 90 died on Tuesday, May 14th peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Henry McCormack, Jr.
Born and raised in Revere, she was the daughter of the late Clayton and Mary (White) Boudette. She graduated from Immaculate Conception class of 1947 as Salutatorian and Class Treasurer. She raised her family in Saugus and was widowed at the age of 47. She worked in the Saugus Public School system as a secretary and librarian for over 20 years. Catherine was known as Sis, Kay and Mrs. Mac. Her family was the center of her life and she loved attending all their events. She would often be found behind home plate at many softball games, keeping the “official” score. She put everyone ahead of herself. She was a strong, fearless woman of remarkable faith. She opened her home and heart to all in need and volunteered time to many causes. Her generosity and kindness will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.
Catherine leaves her loving children, Betty & Tom Smith of Rowley, Bob & Helen McCormack of Groveland, Rick & Robin McCormack of Hudson, NH, Steve & Becky McCormack of Dover, NH, Patty McCormack & Barb Rush of Saugus, Dave & Lynn McCormack of Wakefield, Kate McCormack of Topsfield; 16 cherished grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews; sister of the late Irene & her late husband Al Guidara, the late Richard & his wife Theresa Boudette, the late Robert & his late wife Molly Boudette, the late Francis & his wife Lillian (Chickie) Boudette. Also predeceased by her great-granddaughter Katherine Smith.
In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
Relatives & friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS on Monday, 4-8 p.m. Funeral from the funeral home on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 Summer St., Saugus at 10:30 a.m. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.
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