Kathleen Frances Rowlette

ALBION – Kathleen “Kathy” Frances Rowlette, 81, of Albion went to be with the Lord on Tuesday afternoon, August 29, 2023, at Maine General.

She was born on May 5, 1942 in Ballybrack Roscrea, Tipperary Ireland. Kathleen was the daughter of John O’Hara and Ellen (Mcloughlin) O’Hara.

She came from Ireland and settled in Brooklyn, N.Y. where she held various jobs. She met the love of her life Frederick Rowlette of Drumkeeran Co., Leitrum Ireland. They were married on Jan. 27, 1962 in Brooklyn, N.Y.

She worked at the Hathaway, Webber Steak House, Curtain Shop and Profeno Chiropractic. She also did in home care up until retirement.

She owned and operated Shamrock Kennels with her husband Fred for many years, raising Irish Jack Russell terriers.

Kathy enjoyed the little things in life, watching her hummingbirds and enjoyed her Jack Russell terriers MB and Taffy. She enjoyed going out to eat with her daughter Gerry. She enjoyed Gods word and listening to Irish singer Daniel O’Donnell.

She is survived by her loving and caring daughter Geraldine Travers and her husband Flint of Litchfield; two grandchildren, Tanya Fournier and her husband Kyle of Greene, and Evan Travers and his wife Alicia of Bowdoin; three great-grandchildren, Charlotte and Caleb of Greene, and Damon of Bowdoin; her brothers Mick O’Hara and his wife Marie of Ireland, and Philip O’Hara and his wife Mary of Ireland, and sister-in-law Margaret O’Hara of Ireland; and many nieces and nephews and relatives and friends in Ireland.

Kathleen was predeceased by her husband Fred; her parents John and Ellen O’Hara; her brothers Charlie O’Hara, Jackie O’Hara and Pat O’Hara; her sister Eileen McMadden and Mary O’Hara and Anne O’Hara of Ireland; and great granddaughter, Rylee Mae Travers.

A special thanks to the nurses and doctors at Maine General. Also, a special thanks to Linda Mayo and Carl McCaslin for all the assistance provided to my mom. Thanks to all the other neighbors and friends for their help; it was very much appreciated!

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 1:00 p.m., located at the Puddleduck Cemetery in Albion, on South Freedom Road.

Arrangements are in the care of Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main St., Fairfield where memories may be shared, and an online register book signed by visiting http://www.lawrybrothers.com.

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