Kathleen A. “Kay” McNamara (nee O’Shea), 82, of Beverly, died Aug. 24.
Funeral services were held Aug. 29 from Donnellan Funeral Home to St. John Fisher Roman Catholic Church. Interment followed at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
She is survived by her children, John (Maggie) McNamara, Kathy (Jamie) Hibner, Brian (Kara) McNamara, Tricia (Chris) Walsh and Megan (John) Kenney; her grandchildren, Jack, Quinn and Faith McNamara, Jimmy, Daniel, Molly and Maura Hibner, Conor, Kate and Nolan McNamara, Ellie, Liam and Abby Walsh, and Colin, Aiden and Finnigan Kenney; her siblings, Mary (Bernie) Stiemann and Dan O’Shea; and many nieces and nephews.
McNamara was a 1959 graduate of St. Xavier School of Nursing and a retired nurse for Little Company of Mary Hospital. Despite the many challenges to her health, she lived life to the fullest, caring for and loving all those she encountered.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Misericordia Heart of Mercy, 6300 N. Ridge Rd., Chicago, IL 60660-1017.