Kathleen (Hayes) Lento, 65, of Littleton died on December 9, 2015, at Emerson Hospital in Concord.
She was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, on April 20, 1950, daughter of Bernice (Schoepp) Hayes and the late Thomas Hayes. Kathy was raised in Madison, Wisconsin and Kalamazoo, Michigan, where she attended Aquinas College and graduated from Western Michigan University with a BA. After teaching in Michigan for several years, Kathy moved to Massachusetts where she received her Masters degree in Social Work from Boston University. Kathy continued to pursue her passion for helping others as a social worker by serving the needs of others throughout the greater Boston area. Kathy was married on October 12, 1985, and has called Littleton her home since 1994. She attended St. Anne’s Church in Littleton, where she was a member of the Choir. In her spare time she loved traveling, reading and spending time at the family cottage in Jonesport, Maine.
Kathy is survived by her mother Bernice Hayes of Green Bay, WI; her husband Peter Lento of Littleton, 2 children Patrick Lento of Roslindale, and Mary Lento of Littleton. She is also survived by her siblings, Pat Hayes of Verona, NJ; John Hayes of Green Bay, WI; Tim Hayes of Wyoming, MI; Mary Kochalko of Encinitas, CA; and Maureen Nevit of Austin, TX.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Kathy’s name to the Sarcoma Foundation of America.