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“Bobby may katheryne's soul rest in peace we are deeply saddened to hear of her passing my mom and I send our deepest condolences we wish we new...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Debbie Boudreau - Billerica, MA

“Bob very sorry to hear about your loss.. Our prayers go out to you and your family during these hard timed ..My wife and I are very sorry .....Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: JOHN HURLEY HURLEY - Malden, MA

“Sorry for the loss of your wife. Bob. Prayers for all ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Mary. R Connolly - Reading, MA

“Bob so sorry for your loss. My sympathy and prayers for you and your family. This is a difficult time but with love and support you will come through...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Debra Juliano - Medford, MA

“I want to say a big thank you to my Aunt Kathy. She was faced with a difficult painful decision after the divorce from her first husband. The easy...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Tracey Healey - Burlington, MA

“Patty and Bobby:I am so sorry for your loss.She was a kind and generous soul. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Leslie Crawford

“My sincere condolences and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Kathy was one of the sweetest people I had the pleasure of knowing. I...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Joan Lauria - Medford, MA

“Dear Jane, Patty and family,Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.My deepest condolences to you and your...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Lee Ann Torigian - Port Charlotte, FL

“I love you mom. We will miss you every day. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Frank Bartlett - Beverly, MA


Katheryne Jane (Danielson) Fortini, 70, beloved wife of 38 years to Robert A. Fortini, passed away on Friday, June 29, 2018 at Winchester Hospital. Born in Boston, she was the loving daughter of Leslie and Jane (Taylor) Danielson.

Katheryne was a graduate of Burlington High School, class of 65', and then attended and graduated from Carnegie Institute, class of 67'. For many years, Katheryne worked as a lab technician. She began her career at Winchester Hospital, then worked for Lawrence Memorial, Symmes Hospital, and retired from Lahey Clinic in Arlington.

Katheryne and Robert were life members of the Medford Boat Club where she enjoyed spending time with friends and playing Ladies Day Bocci. She was a talented seamstress and enjoyed making American Girl Doll clothes with her mother Jane. Katheryne enjoyed going on cruises with family, vacationing in Maine, and baking. She was a lover of lobster rolls and making her special peanut butter fudge at the holidays.

She was the loving mother of Franklin P. R. Bartlett and his wife Melissa, and Anita Jane K. Wood and her husband Bradley. Cherished grandmother of Dorothy Rose Bartlett, Zoe Katheryne Bartlett and Taylor Sara Wood. Loving sister of Patricia A. Duke.

Funeral service will be held in the Barile Family Funeral Home Chapel, 482 Main St. (Rt. 28) Stoneham, on Friday, July 6th at 11 AM. Interment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, Stoneham.
Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with the family in the funeral home on Thursday, July 5th from 4 to 8pm. Parking attendants and elevator are available.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Katheryne's Memory to the American Diabetes Association, www.diabetes.org - 260 Cochituate Rd #200, Framingham, MA 01701.

For more information, www.facebook.com/BarileFamilyFuneralHome.