Kathy J. Aldrich

GREENFIELD — A memorial service was held on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, at Witty’s Funeral Home in Orange for Kathy Jean (Girouard) Aldrich, 64, of High Street, who died Oct. 3, at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield.

Rev. Edward J. Williams of the Franklin County Church of Christ officiated and words of remembrance were offered by family and friends. Interment followed in South Cemetery, Orange. Following the committal service, a reception was held at St. Kazimierez’s in Turners Falls.

Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main St., Orange, was honored with directing the arrangements.

GREENFIELD — A memorial service will be held on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, at Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main St., Orange, for Kathy Jean (Girouard) Aldrich, 64, of High Street, who died Oct. 3.

Interment will follow in South Cemetery, Orange.

Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main St., Orange, is directing the arrangements.

GREENFIELD — Kathy Jean (Girouard) Aldrich, 64, of High Street, died Tuesday evening, Oct. 3, 2017, at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield.

Born in Winchendon on Nov. 9, 1952, Kathy was a daughter of Leo W. Jr. and June B. (Rand) Girouard and grew up on her grandparents’ farm in Orange and later graduated from Greenfield High School in 1971.

Kathy was married to Robert Aldrich Jr.

Employed by the Greenfield Tap & Die for many years, Kathy was a machinist.

Kathy was a wonderful mother and grandmother and will be sadly missed by her family. She had made holidays with the family extra special, with Christmas being her favorite.

Known as “Miss Fix It,” she loved working on projects. She also enjoyed doing arts and crafts, building wooden models, and was known to have much affection for horses.

Survivors include her children, Amanda Ambrose and Christopher Aldrich, both of Greenfield; grandchildren, Aaron Aldrich, Devin Aldrich, Aiden Aldrich, Jocelyn Ambrose and John Burt; a sister, Barbara Haskins of Pennsylvania; and many nephews and nieces.

Kathy’s father died on Dec. 21, 1996, and her mother on May 1, 2005. She was also predeceased by a brother, Leo W. Girouard III, on July 25, 2005.

There are no calling hours.

A memorial service will be held on Oct. 19, at 11a.m., at Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main St., Orange, with Minister Edward J. Williams of the Franklin County Church of Christ officiating.

Interment will follow in South Cemetery, Orange.

Flowers may be sent to the service.

Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main St., Orange, is directing the arrangements.

You may order flowers or offer your sympathy online at www.wittyfuneralhome.com.

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