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Catherine Jane Runci

November 12, 1946 ~ May 23, 2017 (age 70)

Runci of Boston May 23, Catherine Jane. (McCormack) Beloved daughter of the late Dr. George A. and Elizabeth (Hopkins) McCormack. former wife and life long friend of Richard A. Runci. of Charlestown, Loving mother of Amy Morrissette and her husband Richard of North Chelmsford. Cherished Nana of Andrew Morrissette of N. Chelmsford. Devoted sister to Paul, John, Robert, Thomas, and the late George McCormack, Betty Blackburne, Mary Maddox, Carol Black, and Patricia Tierno. Cathy was a wonderful mother, sister, nana, and friend. Her greatest joy was taking care of her cherished grandson Andrew. They spent many weekends riding the trains all over Boston and had wonderful trips to Disney that will never be forgotten. She was also survived by many nieces and nephews. Cathy was a great person to turn to for advice, always lending an ear to anyone who needed it.  She was selfless, always thinking of others and doing whatever she could to brighten our days.  She will be missed dearly and remembered fondly. Relatives and friends invited  Visiting hours will be Friday June 2 from 5pm to 8pm. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Francis of Assisi Church on Saturday June 3 at 10:30am. Interment Oak Grove Cemetery Medford. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Kaplan Family Hospice House Danvers. To sign guest book please visit

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