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Catherine J. McDonough

Female 1928 - 2011  (82 years)


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  • Name Catherine J. McDonough 
    Born 9 Aug 1928  Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1940  Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 6 Jun 2011  Fairfax, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Calvary Cemetery, South Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9173  Brydon family tree
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2016 

    Father Michael E. McDonough,   b. 20 Sep 1877, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1975, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Mother Mary Conley,   b. 17 Jun 1889, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1958  (Age 68 years) 
    Family ID F3249  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Donald J. Brydon,   b. 22 Aug 1923, Westbrook, Cumberland, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 2016, Fairfax, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 14 Sep 1957  Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2014 
    Family ID F3094  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Aug 1928 - Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1940 - Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Sep 1957 - Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Jun 2011 - Fairfax, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Calvary Cemetery, South Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • After a long illness, Catherine J. Brydon of Fairfax, VA, formerly of Westbrook, Maine, beloved wife of Donald J. Brydon, passed away on June 6, 2011.

      Catherine (McDonough) Brydon was born in Portland on August 9, 1928, the daughter of Michael E. and Mary (Conley) McDonough. She attended Cathedral (Cavanaugh) Grammar School, Cathedral High School and graduated from Northeastern Business College in Portland.

      She worked as an Executive Secretary in Sales for Suburban Propane and retired two years after marriage to raise her family. She was involved in many community and volunteer activities, serving on the Board of Westbrook District Nursing and as co-Chair of the United Way of Westbrook for two consecutive years. Mrs. Brydon also volunteered at the Prides Corner School library and was very active in the PTA, serving as Treasurer.

      She was a communicant of Cathedral and St. Edmund's Church and taught religious classes for elementary school-aged children for several years.

      She was pre-deceased by her parents, five sisters, Mary, Alice, Irene, Theresa and twin sister Ruth; two brothers, Thomas and Edward; and her granddaughter Allison Grace Sweeney.

      In addition to her husband of 53 years, she is survived by a daughter, Dawn (Brydon) Sweeney and son-in-law Timothy Sweeney of Oakton, VA; a son, Steven Brydon and daughter-in-law Lynne Brydon of North Conway, NH; four grandchildren, Lauren, Merideth and Matthew Brydon and Kevin Sweeney; one brother, Richard, of Portland and several nieces and nephews.

      Visiting hours will be held from 6-8 P.M. on Wednesday, June 22nd at Conroy-Tully Crawford Funeral Home, 172 State Street, Portland. Prayers will be recited at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, June 23rd at the funeral home, followed by a 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 307 Congress Street, Portland. Interment will be private in Calvary Cemetery, South Portland.

      In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Arthritis Foundation.