Kathleen E. Dillon

  • Born: July 29, 1933
  • Died: August 2, 2020
  • Location: Ridley Park, Pennsylvania

Cavanagh Family Funeral Home

301 Chester Pike
Norwood, PA 19074

Tel. (610) 532-3120

Tribute & Message From The Family

Kathleen E. Dillon, 87 of Ridley Park passed away Sunday August 2, 2020 with her four loving children by her side. She was born July 29, 1933 in Philadelphia to the late Francis & Catherine (Murphy) Houghton. Kathleen was a graduate of West Catholic High School and was employed by the government as a young woman. Her main love was her family and she enjoyed reading, sports, dancing and singing.

In her golden years, Kathleen loved spending time in Rehoboth Beach by the "big waters" there at her beach home. She also enjoyed boating, crabbing and fishing with her loved ones by her side. In addition to her parents, Kathleen was preceded in death by her loving husband, Edward P. Dillon, Sr.; Siblings, Eleanor, Joseph, Francis and Jeanette; Nephew, Frankie; & Sister in law, Anna Marie Gallagher.

Surviving family include her children, Kathleen Spicer, Joanne Kline, Edward P. Dillon, Jr. and Colleen Hendrick; Grandchildren, Kristin, Shana, Sarah, Zackary, Colleen, Jarett, Brett, Kylie and Eddie; 4 great grandchildren; also many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.

Family and friends are invited to her visitation Saturday August 8th from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at St. Madeline Catholic Church, corner of Morton Avenue & Penn Street, Ridley Park, PA 19078. Funeral Mass will immediately follow at 10:30 AM. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, PA.


Condolence & Memory Journal

William, Andrew, and I were very sorry to hear the sad news.

Posted by Sarah Weatherwax    August 23, 2020

I wanted to wish you a Happy Birthday Kathy and that's how I found out about your mother. I'm so sorry for your loss. What a great woman she was. May she Rest In Peace. She's with God now.

Posted by Evan Fine - Philadelphia, PA - Friend   August 06, 2020

I'm so sorry for your loss RIP Mrs Dillion.

Posted by Joe and Trish Masticola - Ridley Park, PA - Neighbor   August 05, 2020

Mrs. D, I'll miss your sass and your quick wit. You were never shy to tell what was really on your mind. I remember when me, Sha, and Sar would go through your old clothes and play dress up. I hope you're finally resting in peace and happy. I love you and I'll miss you always ❤❤

Posted by Ashley Mignone - Norwood, PA - Family   August 05, 2020

Loved Mrs Dillon! Growing up in Leedom

Posted by Carhy Gamble - Philadelphia, PA - Family Friend   August 05, 2020

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