EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

February 5, 2013

Catherine R. "Kay" (Mutch) Case, 91

Plaistow, NH — Catherine R. “Kay” (Mutch) Case, 91, passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2013 in the Merrimack Valley Hospice House with her family by her side and now is without pain and in the grace of our Lord. She was the wife of the late Charles H. Case, Sr.

Born in Cambridge on March 19, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Wilfred and Elizabeth (Mullen) Mutch. Kay has been a resident of Plaistow since 1980 and had previously resided in Haverhill and Kingston, New Hampshire. She was a graduate of St. Gregory’s High School and Higgins Business College in Boston. She was employed as a secretary at the main office of Western Union in Boston during World War II and also at JM Fields and Western Electric.

Kay could be best described as spunky, humorous and a person that people enjoyed being around. She will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her. In her younger years she enjoyed square dancing and the polka. She was also a good cook and loved to bake.

The family of Kay would like to express their gratitude to Laura, Mike and the rest of the staff at the Wingate Nursing Home and also to the Merrimack Valley Hospice House for their help and compassion given to her and her family during this difficult time.

Kay is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Ann M. and Robert Jones of Plaistow, NH; four grandchildren, Robin and her husband, Bruce Bourdon of Wilton, NH, Kimberly Jones of Plaistow, NH, Tina and her husband, Shawn Whitt of Manchester, NH and Leigh Ann and her husband, Louis Stuart of Haverhill; seven cherished great-grandchildren, Jamie, Jake, Zachery, Catie, Chris, Codie and Trent; son-in-law, Bernard Hailson of Plaistow, NH. She was also predeceased by her two beloved children, Charles H. Case, Jr., and Catherine Hailson.

ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral service for Kay will be held on Wednesday in the Linnehan-Grondin Funeral Home, 129 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill at 1 p.m. Visiting hours will be held prior to the service from 11 – 1 p.m. Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family in the Greenwood Cemetery in the spring. For more information and to send online condolences, please visit www.linnehan-grondin.com.