In New Haven, Aug. 28, 2008, Kathryn Dillman Gadd, 89, formerly of 200 Oak St., West Haven. Wife of the late Lawrence Dillman, Sr., and the late Robert Gadd. Kitty is survived by her daughter Judith Finnegan, and her son Edwin (and his wife, Dorothy) Dillman all of West Haven. Grandmother of Kim (Sean) McCreven, Steven (Jade) Dillman, Michael (Tiffany) Finnegan, William, and Katie Finnegan. Also survived by seven great-grandchildren and a son-in-law, William Finnegan of West Haven. She was predeceased by her son Lawrence Dillman, Jr. Kitty was born in West Haven, Feb. 25, 1919, daughter of the late Edwin T. and Viola Clarke Hyde. She was a life long member of the Church of the Holy Spirit (Christ Church), where she was a member of the Altar Guild. Funeral service Tuesday, Sept. 2nd at 10:30 a.m. in the Church of the Holy Spirit (Christ Church), 28 Church St., West Haven. Interment in Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at BEECHER & BENNETT-TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 410 Campbell Ave., West Haven on Mon. from 5 - 7 p.m. and Tues. from 9 - 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.

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  1. Dear Dorothy and Ed, Kim and Steve, We are all very sorry for your loss and our love and prayers are with you all.

  2. Ed, Our deepest sorrow to you and your family at this time. I have the fondest memories of your mom. Charles & Gloria Bogen

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