Jill C. (McInnis) Button, age 39

of Weymouth

Jill C. (McInnis) Button, age 39

Weymouth – Jill C. (McInnis) Button, age 39, of Weymouth, formerly of Quincy, died peacefully, Thursday, May 4, 2023, in the comfort of her loving family, after a courageous and hard-fought battle against Ewing’s sarcoma.

Jill was born in Quincy, and was raised and educated in Quincy. She was a graduate of Tabor Academy, Class of 2002. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from Boston College, Class of 2006.

She lived in Weymouth for four years, previously in Boston’s West End for five years.

From a young age, Jill had a passion for hockey, and enjoyed a distinguished interscholastic, collegiate, and professional hockey career.

A talented and heavily-recruited defenseman out of Tabor Academy, Jill was proud to be the first female hockey player at Boston College to receive a full athletic scholarship. At Boston College, she was named to the Hockey East All-Rookie Team, and later helped lead the Eagles to the first Beanpot Championship in school history. Following graduation, Jill played professionally for two seasons with the ZSC Lions of Zurich, Switzerland. Following her playing career, she served as the Director of Girls Hockey for the Boston Lady Rangers, and as an assistant coach at Saint Anselm College and Brown University.

Jill also enjoyed a rewarding career in the technology industry. She worked for Rapid7, beginning as an account executive, and working her way up to sales team lead, and eventually manager of business development. She went on to work at Localytics as director of sales training and enablement, LogMeIn as manager of business development, and Devo as director of inside sales.

Beloved wife for seven years of David V. Button.

Devoted mother of Tenley V. Button and Cameron J. Button.

Dear daughter of John L. “Jack” McInnis of Quincy and Karen E. Cullen-McInnis of Hingham and Plymouth.

Loving sister of John M. McInnis and his wife Samantha of Hanover.

Jill is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, former teammates, and dear friends.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Tuesday, May 9, from 4 – 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish in Sacred Heart Church, 72 Washington Street, Weymouth, on Wednesday, May 10, at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jill’s memory may be made to benefit Tenley and Cameron’s education fund at https://gofund.me/64bc3451 .


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  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time – she was an amazing person and even though she is gone – she will not be forgotten

  • So sorry for your loss
    I remember Jill as having a great smile all the time
    Also happy 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

  • Sue, Veronica , The Cullen family and Jill’s children and husband. So saddened by Jill’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers got out to all! Peace be with you during this most difficult times.🙏

  • David, Tenley & Cameron and all of my family, during this saddest of time and with a heavy heart we are sorry we won’t be there with you these next few days… please know you are in our thoughts now & always. I know we will all cherish the sweetest of memories with Jill. She will continue to shine through her beautiful children ❤️
    Love to you all ~ Auntie Patty, Uncle Jerry and family

  • Sorry for your loss.

  • My thoughts and prayers are with Jill’s family. Not
    Only was Jill a great hockey coach who taught my daughter s how to be better players but she taught them to be caring dignified women I’m proud to have called her a friend. RIP. Mark McLaughlin and family

  • Dearest Family,

    Our love 💜 , thoughts, and prayers 🙏 are with all of you.

    Throughout the years, so many lives and hearts have been touched by your entire family.

    Your Mom, Your Dad, Kevin, and as Jill joins them in Heaven , We will continue to keep all of you in our prayers. God Bless her husband and children.🕯🕯🕯 The Powers Family NH

  • Dearest Family,

    Our love, our prayers, our thoughts are with all. 🙏

    39 Candles for Jill Rest peacefully!

    Through the years , remembering fishing, visiting, and having the privilege to be at your Dad’s side

    holding his hand during his final moments so your Mom could be with their children. Peter and I

    loved spending time down the Neck with all of you. Peter and I are together for 47 years and fondly

    remember, you as small children full of love and life. May your hearts be filled with peace. Love Us

  • Jill was a wonderful person and neighbor. We are terribly saddened by her passing. She was way too young to leave this world.
    We extent our deepest condolences to David, Tenley, Cameron and her wonderful cousin Tricia.

    Peace and God Bless, Mike and Linda.

  • It is with deepest sympathy that I write this note. My thoughts and prayers for the entire family.
    God bless Jill.