Kathleen Goldrick Lolich, who was a librarian for a Northern Virginia law firm for 19 years, died Aug. 6 at her home in Arlington. She was 63.

She had lymphoma, her husband, Richard J. Lolich, said.

Mrs. Lolich came to the Washington area in 1972 and worked early in her career for the Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences and for the old congressional Office of Technology Assessment.

After receiving a master’s degree in library science from the University of Maryland in the early 1980s, Mrs. Lolich worked for several years in the law library of the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board.

She worked as a librarian for the law firm Venable in Tysons Corner from 1993 to 2012.

Kathleen Elizabeth Goldrick was born in Taunton, Mass., and received a bachelor’s degree in French from Emmanuel College in Boston in 1972.

She attended daily Mass at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Arlington and was a longtime member of the choir of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in the District.

Survivors include her husband of 36 years, Richard J. Lolich, and three children, Matthew Lolich, Ellen Lolich and Claire Lolich, all of Arlington; and a sister, Margaret Goldrick of Arlington.

— Matt Schudel