Catherine J. Dolan 78, of Bourne Avenue, Rumford died Sunday December 9, 2012 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. She was the wife of the late Patrick J. Dolan. Born in Ennistymon, County Clare, Ireland she was a daughter of the late Seamus and Mae (O’Loughlin) Conneely. Mrs. Dolan was a Nurses Aid for Orcard View Manor before retiring. She was a dedicated care giver who had a passion for helping many people throughout her life. She leaves one daughter, Mary Dolan of Rumford; two sons, Robert Dolan of East Providence and Michael Dolan of Pawtucket; her beloved friend, Rosemary Marzilli; one sister, Maura Croke; one brother, Michael Conneely; seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She was the mother of the late James and John Dolan and sister of the late Thomas Conneely, Nora Barry, Sean Conneely, Nancy Sullivan and Theresa White. Her funeral will be held on Friday at 9:00 AM from the PERRY/MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Paul’s Church, Broad Street, Cranston. Burial will be in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. Calling Hours Thursday 5-8.