Kathleen (Looney) McNeany age 76, of Plymouth, MA, formerly of Eastham and Chelmsford, MA

1945 - 2021

No Vistitation Date Scheduled


June 26, 2021
1:00 P.M.
St. Mary's Church, Chelmsford, MA

Kathleen (Looney) McNeany age 76, of Plymouth, MA, formerly of Eastham and Chelmsford, MA died Sunday, June 20, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She fought a courageous battle with glioblastoma for the past year. She was married to Peter McNeany for almost 54 years. She was born in Cambridge, MA, the daughter of the late John Looney and Olive (Gomes) Looney. She graduated from Bedford High School with the class of 1962 and was a graduate of St. Aquinas Jr. College of Newton with an Associates Degree in Business Administration. She retired in 1999 from Chelmsford High School where she worked in the Administration Office. She was a communicant of St. Bonaventure Church in Plymouth and St. Mary’s Church in Chelmsford where she taught CCD. She loved doing floral arrangements and enjoyed summers in Eastham, MA on Cape Cod. Besides her husband she is survived by her sons: Brian and wife, Heidi McNeany of Rochester, MA and Christopher and partner, Tom LaVoie of Los Angeles, CA. She cherished her 2 grandchildren Cora and Owen McNeany.  She is also survived by her brother Jack Looney and wife Elaine of Bedford, MA.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass at St. Mary’s Church, Chelmsford on Saturday, June 26th at 1:00 P.M. Burial in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford will be private and at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to: Tufts Medical Center: PLEASE MEMO: Kathleen McNeany-Visit giving.tuftsmedicalcenter.org/give to make an online donation. Arrangements are by the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, MA. Online guestbook is available at www.dolanfuneralhome.com.

4 Condolences for Kathleen (Looney) McNeany age 76, of Plymouth, MA, formerly of Eastham and Chelmsford, MA

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    Carol Samson


    Kathy was the most beautiful person inside and out. She was warm and kind to everyone she met. Please accept our most sincere condolences.
    Jim and Carol Samson

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    Lloyd and Cindy Oxley


    We are so sorry for your loss. We know the end was near but it is still devastating when it happens. She fought a great battle with such grace and always with her beautiful smile. Kathy was the nicest person we knew. We love this picture of her. This is the one we will keep as our memory of her. We wish we could have been there for you. Now is the time to remember the good times with her. It is also time to take care of yourselves and stay in good health as she would want.

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    Esther Wikander


    Dear Peter and family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. We always enjoyed seeing you & Kathy as we cheered at soccer games and track meets. We’re thinking about you & send our sincere condolences. Sincerely, Fred & Esther Wikander

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    Paul Kelley


    Peter, I am so sorry for your loss. May the many years of good memories provide some solace and relief.

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