August 15, 1939 - March 4, 2022

Catherine Anne Gear of Revere, formerly of Birkenhead, England, surrounded by her adopted family on March 4, 2022 after a long illness. Anne worked over 40 years at Whidden Memorial Hospital, serving many of those as Head Nurse of West 3. A true leader, Anne held all to the highest standard with class, dignity, compassion and her unwavering dedication. After retiring in 2004, Anne enjoyed traveling, going home yearly to visit family England, Cape Cod and to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Rigoberto Cruz Vede, his wife Guadalupe and their daughters were her Mexican family. Anne is the Beloved daughter of the late William E. and Hilda C. (Horn) Woodworth. Devoted sister of John Woodworth and his wife Joan. Loving aunt of Alan, his wife Lisa and their children Eve and Jack all of England. She is also survived by the Maguire family of Revere, her dear friends Kathy Maguire, Marianne Maguire, Danny and Adrienne, and their daughters Michaela and Megan, Donna and Jimmy Fahey and their daughters Erin and Kimberly. A memorial visitation will be held in the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St Revere, on Friday March 11th from 3-5 pm relatives and friends are kindly invited. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society For guestbook, please visit

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