Rememberance services will be held at Temple Shir Tikvah in Winchester, Massachusetts, a community where Katie and the Vale family have been members for many years. Services will be followed by a meal of consolation where family, friends and colleagues can share their stories of Katie.

Sunday, December 4, 2016, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
Temple Shir Tikvah
34 Vine Street, Winchester, MA 02890
Map and directions


Parking at, and immediately around, the Temple is very limited so please use one of the following nearby parking locations:

Members from the Temple community will be on hand to assist with parking. A limited number of spaces are being reserved at the Temple for people who need extra assistance. Please send email to to request a spot.


A discounted block of rooms has been arranged at the AC Hotel Cambridge by Marriot at a rate of $89/night. To reserve a room please call the hotel directly at 617-876-6190 to speak with Laura Kowalski and request the Vale bereavement rate.

Additionally please let us know you will be staying at the hotel by sending an email to so we can better coordinate with the hotel.