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Mrs. Kathleen  A. "Kay" (Drown) Gaboriault
  • In lieu of flowers, all donations may be forwarded to The Lung Association Research and Study, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004.

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“I miss you! You should have told me your secret, but I understand why you didn't. I've seen butterflies every day..... don't stop. I'll never stop...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Karen - Collegeville, PA

“Well, it's been year now, and i miss you more than ever. No one else gets me the way you did....maybe that's a good thing. I really wish you were...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Karen - Collegeville, PA

“It's been awhile, doesn't mean I miss you any less. Spring is coming and it's been almost a year since I've last spoken to you. It doesn't seem right...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Karen - Collegeville , PA

“The snow been falling early this year, hope you don't mind. You've been gone too long now. I hate this. I need to talk to you, not to mention, I'd...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Karen - Collegeville, PA

“The leaves are changing, my favorite time of the year. You would have left for Forida by now. Funny how much I miss our calls. Could use one of those...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Karen - Collegeville, PA

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6 of 18 | Posted by: Nick Bruno - Collegeville, PA

“Thank you...... I Love You! ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: karen - Collegeville, PA

“I can just picture Kay and Pauline at the great Ikea in the sky. Shop all you like, ladies it's on the house! ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Mike Case - Haines, AK

“The summer has come and gone and I ache to see your face and to hear your voice. It's supposed to get easier, well, not yet. I miss and love you so...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: karen - Collegeville, PA

“Happy 80th Birthday pretty lady! I miss you so! Hope you like your gift, I know I'll miss it. But it's something I want with you. Enjoy your day...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Karen - Collegeville, PA

“Still trying hard to get better without you. Good thing your with God now, watching over me and our family. Every day I miss you so much. I'm so sad...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Nick Bruno - Collegeville, PA

“Kay was a long time friend and will always be in my thoughts and prayers. I will miss our phone conversations where we reminisced over old times. ...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Joyce Frenia - Southampton , NJ

“The summer has begun without you.....I'm looking for you every day and some days i feel you are right there. Please stay close to me. I miss you so. ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Karen Bruno - Collegeville, PA

“Missing you every day, loving you every day. K. ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Karen Bruno - Collegeville, PA

“I loved the time when we went to the National Aquarium. It was so much fun especially since you were there. I really miss you! -Nick ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Nick Bruno - Collegeville, PA

“What will I do without you? My heart is broken. I do know that in time I will be able to be o.k. because you taught me how to be a strong woman...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Karen Bruno - Collegeville, PA

“Please know You are in my thoughts abd prayers . I especially remember Kay as a very caring person always thinking of the other person. John and I...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Bea Ramsey - Burlington , VT

“We bought our houses next to each other as we settled on them Dec. 1973. Our children grew up together. Kay has been so much a part of our lives...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Rhoda Phatak - Blue Bell, PA


Gaboriault
Kathleen A. "Kay" Gaboriault (Drown) passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on March 31, 2012 at age 79. Born in Hardwick, VT, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Dorothy Drown. A long time resident of Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, Kay spent the last 10 years summering in Pennsylvania and wintering in North Port, Florida. Kay was married to Alcide "Al" Gaboriault for 54 years.
Kay raised three children and was the beloved mother to Gary Gaboriault, Karen Bruno and Randall Gaboriault. She was the cherished grandmother of Killian, Tristan, Declan and Logan Gaboriault, Kyle, Matthew and Nicholas Bruno, and Cole and Reece Gaboriault.
Her sister Virginia Brochu and brother, Harold Drown, survive her.
Kay earned her RN degree in nursing at Mary Fletcher Hospital School of Nursing in Burlington, Vermont. Her nursing career spanned more than 30 years, until her retirement in 1996.
Since retiring, Kay enjoyed relaxing with a good family novel and was an avid golfer; often playing daily with her many friends at the Venice East Golf Club, in Venice, Florida, where she was an active member.
Relatives and friends are invited to Kay's Life Celebration at Boyd-Horrox of Norristown, 200 W. Germantown Pk. (610-277-7000) on Friday, April 13th from 6 to 8 PM. Kay's Funeral Mass will be held at Epiphany of Our Lord Church, 3050 Walton Rd., Plymouth Meeting PA, on Saturday, April 14th at 10AM. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery in West Conshohocken, PA.
In lieu of flowers, all donations may be forwarded to The Lung Association Research and Study, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004.
To share your fondest memory of Kay, please visit www.lifecelebration.com.