| Obituary from the Portland Press Herald |
WESTBROOK – Kathleen “Kathy” C. (Post) Thornton, 66, of Westbrook, passed away peacefully on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020 at Mercy Hospital in Portland. Kathy was born Nov. 30, 1953 to Frank and Virginia (Harris) Post in Portland and attended school in the Westbrook system.
Kathy earned bachelor degrees in education and psychology and was especially proud of her master’s in education degree from the University of Maine system, all with the distinction of Summa Cum Laude. A long-time educator in Southern Maine schools, Kathy eventually retired from the Gray/New Gloucester (SAD 15) school system. Always the proud patriot, Kathy instilled in her 1st grade students the meaning behind all the national holidays.