June T. Hartford-McNaught, age 88

of Fair Oaks, Calif.

June T. Hartford-McNaught, age 88

On Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 3 p.m., June Terese Hartford-McNaught passed away at the age of 88 ½ from pneumonia and congestive heart failure. She also suffered from Dementia. She was born on June 7, 1933 in Boston, Massachusetts, to her parents William F. Hartford and Helen F. Curtis. June was a loving daughter, sister, aunt, wife, mother and grandmother. She was the youngest child of eight from the Hartford family of Braintree, Massachusetts. She was a widower of 21 years from her marriage to Bruce J. McNaught and resided in Northern California for the last fifty years raising her family of four children. She leaves behind many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins from the Hartford family who live throughout the East coast. She will be greatly missed by her four children Bruce J. McNaught, Jr., Cynthia Schneider and Heather McNaught of California and Jeanine Lall of Texas. Nana June also leaves behind her precious grandchildren Megan Schneider and John Schneider of California and Alexander Lall of Texas along with her sons-in-law Ira Schneider and Sanjay Lall.

June was a talented singer who sang professionally early in her life and never stopped singing until her dying days. She was also a gifted artist and storyteller. She volunteered in various capacities for the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts throughout the years. She loved all animals and enjoyed her life in the country. She was a devoted Catholic who loved to sing religious hymns each week at Mass. June worked as a histologist at UC Davis Research Center in Davis, California.

Her strong spirit, love and devotion to her family will be greatly missed in the years to come. We pray that she rests in peace in Heaven with all of her loved ones that preceded her in death.

Mom – we will love you forever and ever and know we will all be united again in Heaven.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Sunday, January 9, from 2 – 4 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint Francis of Assisi Church, 856 Washington Street, Braintree, on Monday, January 10, at 10 a.m. The Archdiocese of Boston requires a mask or face covering be worn in church. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.


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  • I’m so sorry for your loss and the the loss of our Auntie June. She will be missed by everyone, and has left us with a lasting legacy and so many memories and stories to share with the generations to come. Rest in peace Auntie June.

  • Thank you Aunt June for the fun times in Braintree. You driving us teens around town in your red Chevy convertible on a few summer nights, being entertained
    by your singing voice, admiring drawings sitting on your dining room easel.
    I thought it was so cool the time you visited our home on Long Island because
    you had an audition appt. on Broadway in NYC.
    Love and peace to you and your family.

  • Aunt June will be missed by many. I remember the many summers your family would travel from CA to come to Braintree. Your Mom really loved Braintree. She will be coming hone to be near her Mom (Nana) and her siblings. Cherish all the memories. Rest in Peace Aunt June.

  • Thanks, Aunt June. Peace…

  • I’ll wiil miss your euthaminum for life, love of Braintree and will always remember our trip to Lake Tahoe with all of our kids in the old VW camping van. ❤