January 8, 2018

Kathleen M. McKenna

McKenna, Kathleen M. (D’Arcy), 79 of Quincy, passed away on Monday January 8th, 2018 at Milton Hospital with her family by her side. Kathleen was born in Boston to Thomas and Elizabeth (McGonagle) D’Arcy.

She was the beloved wife of 55 years of Joseph P. McKenna of Quincy, and the devoted mother of Joseph P. McKenna Jr. and his wife Barbara, Elizabeth J. Leonard, and John P. McKenna and his wife Paula, and benevolent grandmother of Joseph P. McKenna III, Deirdre McKenna, and Nora McKenna of West Roxbury, and Erin McKenna and Ryan McKenna of North Andover. Sister of the late John P D’Arcy of Kinnelon, New Jersey, aunt of Michael D’Arcy of Glen Ridge, New Jersey and aunt of Stephanie Nigito of New York, New York.

Kathleen, originally from Dorchester, is a graduate of Girls’ Latin School. She was a member of St. Ann’s Parish in Quincy, MA where she taught CCD for more than 30 years. Kathleen also worked as a work compensation supervisor at CNA Insurance Companies for many years. She took tremendous pride and enjoyment in her church, her family, and her grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Thursday 4-8 PM in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., Quincy. A Funeral Mass will be held Friday at St. Ann’s Church, Quincy at 10 AM. Burial in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 186 Highland Ave., Somerville, MA, 02143.