February 27, 2024

Native Obituaries

A GoFundMe has been began to assist Pease’s kids.

Katharine Pease. – by way of Eaton Funeral House

Katharine Maria Pease (nee O’Connell) handed away at Brigham and Ladies’s Hospital on Tuesday, December twelfth. She was 41. Kate was the spouse of Gregory Pease, and loving mom of Coraline Pease (9), Joseph Pease (7), and Eleanor Pease (3). The Pease household lives in Hyde Park.

Kate was born in Boston and grew up in Wellesley. She attended Tenacre Nation Day Faculty, Wellesley Center Faculty, and graduated from Wellesley Excessive Faculty. She earned a Bachelor of Science diploma from UMass, Amherst, with a serious in Environmental Research and a minor in Laptop Science. She was employed at Harvard College for 15 years, most not too long ago as Affiliate Director, College Leasing & House Planning.

Aside from her household, Kate’s ardour was for nature and for the ocean. Whereas in center faculty, Kate attended an environmental summer season camp in California the place she hiked, camped, sea kayaked, snorkeled, and made many mates. She spent a semester in her junior yr finding out on the College of Hawaii, the place she had the delight of swimming with large sea turtles. She labored at an internship on the Turner Falls Fisheries in Western Massachusetts, the place she counted species of fish going up a fish ladder. Kate beloved to scuba dive, an exercise she and Greg loved each time they might.

Kate beloved to journey. She spent a summer season month in Europe with relations, and one other summer season went on vacation to Australia and New Zealand.  She has visited Sandy Island in summer season for greater than 3 a long time.  

Kate and Greg have been married for 10 plus years. Theirs has been a ravishing and loving marriage. They coached sports activities groups, drove to many dance classes, horseback driving classes, spent many hours at ice rinks, traveled to scuba locations, and took part in scouting.

Kate was the daughter of James D. O’Connell (who handed away two days earlier than Kate), and Joan Gillespie. She was the center youngster of 5. She is survived by Genevieve O’Connell, her associate Blair Evans, and their kids Benedict and Diana; Thomas O’Connell and his spouse Kristine; Jacob O’Connell; and Margaret O’Connell and her fiance Alastair Erickson. She is the well-loved daughter-in-law of Barry and Theresa Pease of Falmouth, and sister-in-law to Benjamin Pease, his spouse Kay, and her niece Melody.  

Visiting hours might be held within the Eaton Funeral House, 1351 Highland Ave., Needham, on Tuesday, December nineteenth, from 4 PM to 7 PM. A Memorial Service might be held on the First Church and Parish – Dedham, 670 Excessive St., Dedham, on Wednesday, December twentieth,  at 11 AM. The Memorial Service might be livestreamed. To view the stay stream, click on on this hyperlink: https://www.harborview.stay/pease

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made for long run assist of Kate’s kids at https://gofund.me/308a666d.

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