Kathleen “Kate” L. Blatchford of Nashua, NH


Kathleen “Kate” L. Blatchford,74, of Nashua, NH died Monday, December 17, 2018 at the Newton Wellesley Skilled Nursing Center in Wellesley, MA.

Born in Southbridge, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Louise Blatchford. She graduated from Hingham High School with the class of 1962. Kate earned a BA in Education from Hood College in Maryland and a Masters in Special Education from the University of Delaware.

Kate was a teacher at Appoquinimink High School in Delaware, retiring in 2002.

She enjoyed writing and doing crafts.

She is survived by her son, Chris Modarelli of OH; daughter, Marcia and her husband, George Cragg of Westford, MA; brothers, Peter and his wife, Sami Blatchford of MA and Lynd and his wife, Jeanne Blatchford of North Berwick, ME; four grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

     There are no visiting hours. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX STREET, CHELMSFORD, MA 978-251-4041.

  1. Lucia Simmons says:

    I am sorry to hear about your loss and pain, and I wanted to share the biblical hope of a resurrection in John 5: 28,29 at a time when there are no more sickness or death pains here on earth according to Revelation 21: 3 ., 4. May the god of consolation give you comfort through the Scriptures in this moment of mourning.

  2. Evan Moody says:

    Chris and Marcia, we are so very sorry to learn of your mother’s passing. Rest assure, you are in our thoughts and prayers at this time. She truly was a talented lady and could absolutely do anything with her artistic talent. She was a great neighbor and friend here in Newark, Delaware and I am certain you will miss her a great deal. She spoke of her grandchildren in glowing terms and valued her time with them. We still have some Christmas tree ornaments that she made for us and we hang them on our tree each year in December.

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