Kathleen A. (Coakley) McKetchnie

  • Born: March 1, 1952
  • Died: February 23, 2021
  • Location: Canton, Massachusetts

Farley Funeral Home

358 Park Street
Stoughton, MA 02072

Tel. (781) 344-2676

Tribute & Message From The Family


Kathleen A. (Coakley) McKetchnie (March 1, 1952 – February 23, 2021), beloved wife of Raymond A. McKetchnie for 47 years. Devoted mother of Raymond T. and his wife Darcie of Florida, Ellen M. Lawson of Medfield, Karen A. McKetchnie and her partner Michael J. Fisher of Stoughton and Andrew M. and his fiancée Jana R. Bechard of Maine. Loving Nana to her seven grandchildren, Amelia, Eric, Alexis, Ethan, Andrew, Nicholas and Landon.

Daughter of the late Mortimer W. and Lorraine (Coutu) Coakley. Sister to Mary A. Scully of Methuen, Patricia M. Coakley of Dedham, Ann F. Davis of Sandwich, Joan E. Davis of New Hampshire and Maureen R. Burke of Dedham. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Kathleen was born and raised in Jamaica Plain. She attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School and graduated from the Boston City Hospital School of Nursing. Kathleen worked as a Registered Nurse for Hebrew Senior Life for over 30 years and was a member of the Massachusetts Nurses Association. She enjoyed traveling, especially taking cruises to the Caribbean with her husband. Her family was absolutely everything to her, especially her grandkids. She loved spending anytime she could with those she loved.

Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Kathleen's memory may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or via www.dana-farber.org/gift.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Karen: I am sorry for your loss. I hope as time passes that the recent pain recedes and you will be left only with good memories and smiles.
Lou Laskey

Posted by louis laskey - natick, MA - Friend   April 06, 2021

I am so sorry for the loss of your dear Kathy. I am so glad that I got to know her through work. She was a very kind and compassionate nurse who took nice care of her patients. I will keep her in my nightly prayers and will smile when I think of her.
-Ellen Borden, Nurse Friend, Mansfield, MA

Posted by Ellen Borden - Mansfield, MA - Coworker   March 09, 2021

My deepest sympathy to Ray and family.
May your memories ease your sorrow.

Posted by jean waite - Mansfield, MA - Friend   March 08, 2021

Love you Aunty Kathy. We will miss you greatly.

Posted by Jessica and Doug Jackson - York, PA - Family   March 06, 2021

The Boone family sends their condolences to Kathy's entire family. We are saddened by her loss.

Posted by Jean Boone - Winter Garden, FL - Family   March 02, 2021

So very sorry Karen and Mike for your loss. Sending you an air hug!

Posted by Rose Gibson - Stoughton, MA - Friend   March 01, 2021

Raymond and family so sorry to hear about Kathy. Prayers to all.

Posted by Alice Hathaway - Avon, MA - Friend   March 01, 2021


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