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Kathleen Ann Dalianis

March 9, 1952 — April 19, 2024


OXFORD – Kathleen Ann (Caravalho) Dalianis, 72, died peacefully in her home surrounded by family on Friday, April 19, 2024, after a brave battle with acute myeloid leukemia.

She is survived by her daughter, Stephanie M. Byrnes and her husband John Byrnes of Oxford, MA; her daughter, Angela L. Laske of Worcester, MA; three grandchildren, Shane, Spencer, and Ariana Byrnes of Oxford, MA; a great grandchild Gianna of Oxford, MA; her sister, Linda Stimmel and her husband Therron Stimmel from Martindale, TX; her sister, Darlene Garcia and her husband Arturo Garcia from Santa Monica. CA; her brother, John Caravalho and his wife Cheryl Caravalho from Auburn, MA; her brother, Randy Caravalho and his wife Theresa Caravalho from Claremont, CA; her brother, Dan Caravalho and his wife Lori Caravalho from Auburn. MA; and several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her former spouse and longtime friend, Billy J. Laske; her father John Joseph Caravalho; her mother Ruth Frances (Lamonda) Caravalho; and her sister Ruth Beals.

Kathleen A. Dalianis was born in Worcester, MA. She was hard-working and absolutely loved every piece of her job as a Payroll Administrator. She began working at a very young age at Woolworths, then Thom McAn and then moved into a career working at Norton Co. for thirty-two years, eventually finishing her workforce after fifteen years with Babcock Power in Marlborough, MA.

Kathleen was an avid sports fan, loved reading especially if it was in her beach chair by the ocean on a beautiful sunny day. She also loved theatre and enjoyed watching her grandchildren perform on stage. She always had and made time for others, listening to and helping where she could. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially her grandchildren, and great grandchild.

Family, friends, and others whose lives Kathleen touched are invited to calling hours at Paradis-Givner Funeral Home, 357 Main Street, Oxford, from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2024.  Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, May 3, 2024, at 11 a.m. at Saint Roch Church, 332 Main Street, Oxford. Burial will be held privately at a later date.

 Those who wish to remember Kathleen by way of a memorial tribute are kindly asked to consider the American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718. To share your thoughts and memories of Kathleen, please sign her personal guestbook.

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Thursday, May 2, 2024

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