Kathleen C. (Conlin) Wile
MASON, N.H. – Kathleen C. (Conlin) Wile, 65, of Mason, formerly of Carlisle, MA died Friday, January 22, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Nashua, NH. Kathy was born in Pelham, NY, August 7, 1955, a daughter of Edna (Grove) Conlin and the late Steven Conlin and grew up in Pelham, NY. She was a 1973 graduate of Pelham High School and continued her education at Eisenhower University where she majored in Archeology and Anthropology. She was active in many civic activities in the Mason Community and had been an advocate for the rescue and adoption of White German Shepherds through Echo Dogs White Shephard Rescue. Kathy became an equestrian at an early age and continued to ride and love horses throughout her life. She had worked as a therapeutic riding instructor at Horse Power in Temple, NH, and at Lovelane Special Needs Horseback Riding Program in Lincoln, MA. Many years ago she served as the Director of Young Child’s Creative Workshop in Mason and in a similar capacity at the Concord Children’s Center in Concord, MA. For the past five years, Kathy had held the position of Administrative Assistant to the Town of Mason Board of Selectmen. In addition to her mother of New York, she leaves her husband of 36 years, Gerald L. Wile; her son, Brendan L. Wile of Manchester, NH; her daughter, Heather W. Lee, and Heather’s husband Phillip Lee and Kathy’s grandson Jase Lee of New Ipswich, NH; her brother, Steve Conlin Jr., of Moultonborough, NH; two sisters, Diane Phillips of Wilmette, IL, Caroline Gaglio of Stamford, CT; and many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers the family would ask that donations be made to the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International, or one of the various non-profit organizations held close to her heart. Due to COVID -19 restrictions, a celebration of Kathy Wile’s life will be held at a later date. The Anderson Funeral Home, 250 Main Street, Townsend Center, MA is assisting the family with arrangements. Please see www.andersonfuneral.com to leave an online condolence.