Catherine (Taggart) McFarlane

Catherine (Taggart) McFarlane of Holbrook, died peacefully Sunday, July 16, at Pope Nursing Home in Weymouth. She was 83. Mrs. McFarlane was the loving wife of the late Henry “Harry” McFarlane.

Born in Glasgow, Scotland on September 19, 1933, Mrs. McFarlane was the daughter of the late Peter and Sarah (Doherty) Taggart. She was raised and educated in Scotland and moved to Dorchester in 1964. Mrs. McFarlane then moved to Holbrook in 1970 and lived there for approximately 40 years. She worked at Child World in Avon and then at the JL Hammett Company in Braintree for many years as an accountant and a buyer. Mrs. McFarlane was passionate about her heritage and was previously involved in organizing the Scottish Games held at Stonehill College in Easton for many years.

Mrs. McFarlane was the loving mother of Sharon Bizokas and her husband Michael of Braintree, Frances DiBenedetto of Glasgow, Scotland and the late Joseph McFarlane. She was the oldest of 12 siblings. She was the sister of Michael Taggart of Melrose, Margaret Taggart of Winston Salem, NC, Andrew Taggart, Edward Taggart and Paul Taggart all of England, and the late Peter Taggart, Joseph Taggart, Hannah McCargo, Mary Hunter, Sadie Shanks and Theresa Doyle. Mrs. McFarlane is also survived by her four grandchildren; Derek McFarlane, Brett, Briana and Michael Bizokas and many nieces and nephews.

Her funeral will be from the Hurley Funeral Home, 127 S. Franklin St. (Rte. 37) Holbrook on Saturday July 22 at 8:15am. Followed by a funeral Mass in St. Joseph Church, 153 S. Franklin St., Holbrook at 9am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours are Friday from 4-8pm. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Catherine's memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452.

Guestbook


First Name: Michelle
Last Name: McCargo
City: Glasgow
State: AL
Country: United Kingdom
Entry Date: 07/19/2017

Rest in Peace Auntie Cathie. Everyone is waiting for you in Heaven. Lots of love xxx


First Name: Liam & Marie
Last Name: Varian
City: Naples,
State: FL
Country: United States
Entry Date: 07/19/2017

Liam and I extend our deepest sympathy to the McFarlane/Taggart families upon the passing of Kathy. She will be missed.

Marie & Liam Varian
Naples, Florida


First Name: Vito
Last Name: DiBenedetto
City: Sarasota
State: FL
Country: USA
Entry Date: 07/19/2017

I am saddened to hear the news of the passing of Kathy. She was a strong independent woman ahead of her time. I have many fond memories with the family. God bless her and her loved ones. love, Vito


First Name: Frances
Last Name: Timoney
City: Tauranga
State: AL
Country: New Zealand
Entry Date: 07/19/2017

Sending lots of love from Karen, Fran and Tracey
..rest in peace xx


First Name: Donna
Last Name: Davis
City: Taunton
State: MA
Country: US
Entry Date: 07/20/2017

Sharon, I am so sorry for your loss !


First Name: Frank & Cath
Last Name: Hunter
City: Glasgow Scotland
State: AL
Country: U.K.
Entry Date: 07/20/2017

So sorry to hear sad news Thoughts and prayers with you all xx


First Name: Ella
Last Name: McGuire
City: Yonkers
State: NY
Country: USA
Entry Date: 07/20/2017

R.I.P. Cathy. My deepest sympathy to all the family.


First Name: Jeanette
Last Name: Taggart pearson
City: Glasgow ,Scotland
State: AL
Country:
Entry Date: 07/20/2017

Rest in peace auntie Cathie, time to dance with uncle Harry again ,lots of love.....xxxx


First Name: Jeannie
Last Name: Tarara
City: holbrook
State: MA
Country: United States
Entry Date: 07/20/2017

So sorry to hear of Cathy's passing. I loved her accent as my grandfather was from Scotland as well. She was a very nice person, full of vim, vigor and life. She will be missed by all who knew her. RIP! Jeannie Tarara


First Name: Nina
Last Name: Tobin
City: Quincy
State: MA
Country: USA
Entry Date: 07/21/2017

So sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. I loved seeing the pictures of you and her. Such a nice smile, she will be missed.


First Name: Rlph
Last Name: Bizokas
City: Braintree
State: MA
Country: USA
Entry Date: 07/21/2017

Cathy , you were a great Mother , Grandmother , Sister , Aunt and friend to all who knew you . You will be greatly missed to all who knew you and loved you. My heart goes out to you. Heaven waits for you !!! Ralph B


First Name: Kelly
Last Name: Mackie Watson
City: Whitman
State: MA
Country:
Entry Date: 07/23/2017

Sharon I am so sorry to hear about your mom. She was a wonderful woman.


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