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Kathleen Regina (Tierney) Fuentes
December 24, 2023
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Mrs. Kathleen R. (Tierney) Fuentes, 81, of Milford MA died Sunday evening (December 24, 2023) at her residence after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late Hector Fuentes.
Kathleen was born in Lowell MA, the daughter of the late Edward Tierney and the late Harriet (Fagan) Tierney.
Kathleen was a graduate of St. Elizabeth Nursing School, Class of 1961, where she attained her nursing degree. She later attained her master’s degree from Northeastern University in 1997.
Kathleen started her career as a registered nurse and later became a Psychiatric nurse practitioner. She worked many years at Boston Medical Center, and then later in private practice. Kathleen personally treated thousands of patients throughout her sixty year career.
Kathleen had been a resident of Milford MA for the past two years, prior to that she had resided in Sharon MA for many years.
Kathleen was known for having a great sense of humor and a passion for life. She loved spending time at the beach and always made the most of the summer months. She will always be remembered for saying “It’s a long cold winter” when planning the last beach trip and lobster dinner of the summer. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and she especially loved being a grandmother.
Kathleen is survived by her 5 children: Paula Anderson and her husband Carl of Milford MA, Harriet Reichert and her husband Jeff of Milford MA, Kathleen Vibert and her husband Mark of Norwood MA, Ted Kelley of Norfolk MA and Anthony Fuentes of Mansfield MA; also her grandchildren: Kelley, Abbey, Jack, Harriet, Olivia, Alex and Ryan.
Relatives & friends are invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial on SATURDAY (January 6th) at 10:00AM in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church (UPPER CHURCH), 7 East Main Street, Milford MA. A private committal service will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no visiting hours.