Westfield-Kathryn E. “Kitty” (Dowd) Egloff, 69, died Wednesday, October 31, 2018 in Mercy Medical Center. She was born in Holyoke on November 22, 1948 to the late Francis and Catherine (Foze) Dowd. She was a lifelong resident of Westfield and a 1966 graduate of Westfield High School. She attended Western Mass School of Nursing in Westfield. Kitty worked for the Sisters of Providence at Mercy Hospital for over 20 years. She was a past president and active member of the Hampton Ponds Association. Kitty enjoyed gardening, traveling and was an avid reader and cherished her fellowship at Montgomery Community Church. She leaves her loving husband of 48 years John “Jake” Egloff, her children Nancy Roche and her husband Sean of Tolland, CT, Patrick Egloff and his wife Tracey and their children Ryan and Alyssa of Southampton, Laura Egloff-Slater and her husband Ralph Slater III and their children Jocelyn, Katelyn, Phillip and Kyle of Russell. She also leaves many nephews and nieces and was pre-deceased by her brother James Dowd. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, November 8th from 4-6 pm at the Firtion-Adams Funeral Service, 76 Broad Street, Westfield. A service will follow at 6 pm. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers donations in Kitty’s memory may be made to American Diabetes Foundation, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA. 22202. Firtionadams.com
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