- July 20, 1950 - March 8, 2017
- New Orleans, Louisiana
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Kathleen (Kath) McGonagle passed away suddenly on Wednesday, March 8 in New Orleans, LA. Kath was born in Chicago, IL on July 20, 1950. She was raised on a farm in LaFox, IL with her parents and eight siblings. She attended Marquette University and received a B.S. in Education in 1972. Her first teaching job was in New Orleans where she met her husband, Jack McGonagle. Kath and Jack were together 44 years. She is survived by Jack and their daughter Margaret and sons Edward and Joseph; grandson, Cayden; sisters Mary Dorsey, Sue (Lou) Krohn Jacobson, Pat Beckemeyer, Theresa (Jim) Brennan; brothers Don Dillon, Michael (Sheila) Dillon, Tim (Ila) Dillon; many nieces, nephews and grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Kath is preceded in death by her parents Edna (Mulhern) and Donald Dillon, a brother Edward Dillon; grandparents Sarah and Edward Mulhern and Theresa and Robert Dillon.
A memorial gathering will be held on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at LAKE LAWN METAIRIE FUNERAL HOME, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. In lieu of flowers, please donate to ACLU, UNICEF, Villalobos Pitbull Center in New Orleans and Audubon Zoo in Kath’s name.
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