2015 Catherine Deery

Catherine (Kathleen) has been chosen for "The 2015 Cape Cod Saint Patrick's Parade Senior Colleen."

Catherine has been a member of the Irish American Club of Cape Cod since 2000, serving on the Board of Directors and participating in many of their Irish activities.

Catherine was born in Bushy Park, County Galway, seventh from the top in a family of twelve.Catherine was educated at Scoil Muire and attended University College, Galway studying Language Arts before journeying to the United States in 1957.

Catherine settled in the Boston area working in the medical and banking fields before she met and married Paul Deery in 1959. They raised a family of five, three daughters and two sons. Catherine is the proud grandmother of eight grandchildren. Catherine cherishes spending time with her family and friends. She loves traveling to Ireland and Europe, writing a daily journal and listening and dancing to Irish music. She also enjoys volunteering at a local nursing home and participating in church activities.

The Irish American Club of Cape Cod is very proud to have Catherine Deery chosen as this year's Parade Senior Colleen.

"God Bless and Keep Our Colleen"