Obituary for Catherine J. "Kate" (Furtaw) Milhomme
ACTON: Catherine J. “Kate” (Furtaw) Milhomme, 63, of Acton, MA and formerly of Foxborough, MA died as the result of an auto accident in Acton on Sunday April 23, 2017. She and her husband Edward F. Milhomme were to celebrate their 44th wedding anniversary on May 5th. She was the mother of Amy Milhomme and the late Shannon Milhomme, who died May of last year; was the devoted grandmother to Shannon’s two children, Tyler Jay and Isabella Rose Milhomme; sister of Mary Jane Coviello of Lynnfield and Jeff Furtaw of CA; and is also survived by extended family and friends.
Born in Norwood and raised in Foxborough, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Joan Furtaw. Kate graduated from Foxborough High School Class of 1972 and married her high school sweetheart, Ed. The couple settled in Acton to raise their daughters, where Kate was employed for the past 18 years at Teamworks Acton as a former manager and recently youth soccer program representative. Kate loved her work, but based her entire life around her husband, daughters and grandchildren.
Visiting hours are Monday May 1st from 4:00-8:00pm at the Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Ave (Rt 111) Acton. Funeral services will be held Tuesday May 2nd at 10:00am at the funeral home. Interment will be private at a later date. Following the service, all are invited to join the family for a reception at the Maynard Lodge of Elks, 34 Powdermill Road (Rte 62) Maynard. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the family to benefit Tyler and Isabella. Memorial page www.actonfuneralhome.com