Kathleen McAuley

Obituary of Kathleen C McAuley

South Hadley - Kathleen C. (Castaldi) McAuley, 74, passed away April 7, 2024, at the Arbors in Amherst. She was born on October 9, 1949, in Dover, New Jersey to Lawrence and Mildred (Young) Castaldi. Kathy was raised in New Jersey. After marriage she and her husband moved to Massachusetts. She attended Mt. Holyoke College and received a Master's degree in Psychology. After graduating she remained in South Hadley and began working as an instructor in the Psychology Department at Mt. Holyoke College.

In her leisure, she enjoyed knitting, gardening and attending Zumba classes. Kathy will be remembered for the warmth and happiness she shared with others.

She will be deeply missed by her husband and best friend of 55 years, Thomas McAuley of South Hadley. She is also survived by her daughter, Kathryn Poff and her husband, Jason and son, Miles Poff all of Middlebury, VT.

Beers & Story South Hadley Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements and a celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Alzheimer's Association, www.alz.org

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