Catherine Harkins
Catherine Harkins
Catherine Harkins
Catherine Harkins

Memorial Mass

10:30 am
Tuesday, June 25, 2024
St. Joseph's Church
767 Prospect St
Maplewood, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Catherine E. Harkins



Catherine E. Harkins, age 78, passed away on Thursday, June 13th at Winchester Gardens in Maplewood.


A Memorial Mass will be held on at St. Joseph's Church, 767 Prospect St, Maplewood, on June 25, 2024 at 10:30 AM. Interment is private


Catherine was born in Somerville, MA. and lived in Randolph, MA and Belford, NJ before moving to Maplewood in 2022. She was an educator, wife, mother, and grandmother, supportive and loving in all her roles. She joins her husband, Derek May, in peaceful repose.

Catherine will be greatly missed by her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughter, Vanessa May and her husband Patrick McDonough.  She is also survived by her son, Jon May and his wife Carla.  She has a sister, Margaret Mary Soltis, and brother, Daniel Harkins.  She also has her 4 grandchildren, Oliver and Charlie McDonough, Julian and Albert May.


In lieu of flowers, donations to the Community Food Bank of New Jersey would be appreciated.


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