Kathleen F. Innello, age 74

of Quincy

Kathleen F. Innello, age 74

Kathleen F. (McGunagle) Innello, age 74, a lifelong resident of Quincy, passed away, peacefully, Saturday, November 25, 2023 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, surrounded by her loving family.

Kathleen was born in Quincy, to the late Ruth R. (Howard) and George F. McGunagle, Sr., Captain, Q.F.D., Retired. Raised and educated in Quincy, she was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1966.

Kathy was a dedicated homemaker who enjoyed cooking and baking. She also loved gardening and crocheting.

Most of all, Kathy was devoted to her family, especially her five cherished grandchildren, supporting all their many activities and accomplishments.

Beloved wife for fifty-six years of Anthony J. “Tony” Innello, Deputy Chief, Q.F.D., Retired.

Devoted mother of Joseph M. Innello and his wife Kelly of Duxbury, Tanya A. Norris and her husband Brian of Weymouth.

Loving grandmother of Michaela Lake, Anthony and Giovanna Innello, Bailey and Reece Norris.

One of eight siblings, Kathy is the dear sister of Mary A. Riley and her husband Michael of San Diego, Calif., George F. McGunagle, Jr., Deputy Chief, Q.F.D., Retired and his wife Carole of Weymouth, Patricia L. Ryan Horner and her husband Scott of Plymouth, Michael J. McGunagle, Captain, Q.F.D., Retired and his wife Kay of Weymouth, Shawn A. McGunagle and his husband Larry of Palm Springs, Calif., Theresa M. Kelly and her husband Mark of Weymouth, and Pamela A. Campbell and her husband Stephen of Middleboro.

Sister-in-law of the late Kevin P. Ryan.

Kathy is also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and their families.

Memorial Visiting Hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Sunday, December 3, from 2 – 5 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A Memorial Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Holy Trinity Parish at Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 1015 Sea Street, Quincy, on Monday, December 4, at 10:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Kathleen’s memory may be made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 or www.dana-farber.org.


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  • Kathy was a wonderful person she was loved and will be greatly missed.
    My condolences to Anthony, Joe & Tanya

  • To Tony, Tanya and Joe…
    Judy and I are heartbroken. Kathy was such a good friend. We will always remember her as a wonderful woman who set a perfect example of what it was to be a daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandparent and friend. We will always remember the great times we had together as couples. What a gift to have shared our life with Kathy. 🙏♥️🙏

  • Cousin Anthony and Family – Sorry for such a loss Love Michael Anthony Lailah Ryan and Justice Pasquale Pepe

  • My dear sister Kathy I will forever miss!

    She was so loving, caring & kind!

    I take comfort in knowing that I will see her again!
    Until then, may God hold her in the palm of His hand!


  • Dear Terry and family, I’m so sorry to hear of Kathy‘s passing. I had no idea she fell ill. I remember all the fun times over your mother‘s house with your sisters watching over us kids… The good old days. May her memory be eternal.

  • SO sad to hear this. Sending love, strength and prayers to the whole Innello and McGunagle family.

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you all as you go through this very difficult time. Kathy was a wonderful person and loved her family so much.

    Mary Ann & Steve McIntosh

  • Kathy’s beautiful smile is indicative of the beautiful person she was . She always brought Joy and laughter to the many occasions shared by the Innello , McGunagle and Kelly families . We are heartbroken for you all.

    Love ,
    Tom & Mary

  • To the innello and mcgunagle families: so sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of card games with her and aunt Ruth and Charlene back in the day on Parkhurst st.

  • So sorry to hear this news, my thoughts and prayers to the family, Heaven has another Angel RIP Kathy