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Catherine Lee Bronk

Catherine Lee Bronk, aged 71, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home on October 13, 2023. She was the beloved wife of Rodger K. Bronk, and their bond was a testament to enduring love and commitment.

Born on October 17, 1951, in the heart of Kansas, Catherine’s journey through life was marked by a deep sense of adventure and creativity. She spent her formative years in Oregon, where she received a comprehensive education. In the 1990s, Catherine embarked on a new chapter in Lowell, Massachusetts, where she met her husband Rodger.

Catherine was a vibrant and artistic soul, known for her talent in creating vivid, colorful art during her free time. Her artistic endeavors were an extension of her warm and vibrant personality. She also shared a deep connection with her husband, frequently exploring the scenic beauty, and culinary delights of Ipswich together.

Throughout her professional life, Catherine was dedicated and hardworking. She dedicated many years of her life to serving the community as a valued member of the team at Market Basket. In more recent times, she continued her journey at Applebee’s in Tewksbury as a gracious hostess, brightening the days of patrons with her warm smile and welcoming demeanor. Even as illness forced her into retirement, Catherine’s resilience and spirit remained undiminished.

She is survived by her loving husband, Rodger, and her four children, and many friends.

A memorial visitation in honor of Catherine’s life will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2023, from 2 pm to 5 pm at the Mahoney Funeral Home, located at 187 Nesmith Street, Lowell, MA 01852. Find us on Facebook or at

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1 Comment

  • kira Posted November 12, 2023 9:00 am

    only met her once when i was a little girl, she cracked me up!

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