Loved music, family

Published in the June 29, 2017 edition

McGonagle-Obit-webAnn M. (Rinciari) McGonagle – 86, of North Reading, died Monday, June 19, 2017 at Wingate at Reading. She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur F. McGonagle, Jr.

Born in New York City, New York on January 9, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Salvatore C. and Rose M. (Spadafora) Rinciari.

Ann was graduate of Mount St. Joseph Academy in Brighton, Class of 1948 and later attended Secretarial School. She worked for Governor Herter at the State House in Boston in the 1950’s and then became a homemaker. Ann has been a resident of North Reading since 1961.

Ann always had a great concern for others and loved her grandchildren. She was a devoted Catholic and enjoyed music, concerts, dining and musicals.

Family members include her loving daughters, Lisa Boisvert and her longtime companion, Robert Kearns of Tewksbury, Linda Parr of Wakefield and Lori Madden and her husband Thomas of Andover; her brother, Francis Rinciari and his wife June and sister-in-law, Joan McGonagle, all of North Reading; 5 grandchildren, Ashley Iudiciani and Rosalie Parr, Marie Boisvert, Tealia and Lacey Madden; a great grandson, Wesley Iudiciani.

Memorial Mass will be held at St. Athanasius Church, 300 Haverhill Street, Reading on Thursday, June 29 at 10:30 AM. There will be no calling hours. Interment will be held in Oak Grove Cemetery in Medford. Arrangements are by the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading.