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Catherine M. Gillespie, 74

Marlborough – Catherine M. (DeFreitas) Gillespie, 74, formerly of Marlborough, died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011.

Born in Brighton, she was the daughter of the late Peter E. and Catherine V. (Corbett) DeFreitas. A graduate of the former Our Lady of Presentation High School, Brighton, she had been a member of the former St. Ann's Parish, Marlborough.

Mrs. Gillespie is survived by her daughters, Karen Hatch and her husband Robert of Jonesboro, Ga. and Susan Peabody and her husband Michael of Stow; her brother, Peter DeFreitas and his wife Barbara of Hampton, N.H.; her grandchildren, Robert Jr., Katherine and Matthew Hatch and Rachel, Jenna and Michael Peabody; and her great-grandchildren, Emily, Dylan, and Landon Hatch. She was also the mother of the late James B. Gillespie III and David P. Gillespie.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, Sept. 2, at 9 a.m., at the Immaculate Conception Church, Prospect Street, Marlborough. Visiting hours will be held Thursday, Sept. 1, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Slattery Funeral Home, Inc., 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough. Private burial will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden.

Donations may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Jimmy Fund, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 or jimmyfund.org.

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