Cartwright Funeral Homes


REILLY, Margaret G. “Toots” (Connelly) of Quincy, passed away February 25th, 2018 at the age of 94. Wife of the late Thomas F. Reilly. Dear Godmother of Lisa Jean Lenzi of Hanover. Also survived by several cousins and her friend and neighbor Catherine MacDougall. Daughter of the late T. Frank Connelly and Margaret F. (Kirchgassner) Connelly. Margaret was born in Jamaica Plain, and came to the Adams Shore at the age of 6 months and lived the rest of her life in the Adams Shore section of Quincy. She graduated from Quincy High School Class of 1941. Margaret had worked for Bethlehem Steel for 5 years. She then went to work for the Patriot Ledger where she worked for 20 years. After her retirement she worked for Meal on Wheels for 8 years. Margaret was very active in both her Adams Shore Community as well as her Holy Trinity Parish (Our Lady Good Counsel) Quincy. She served as a Eucharistic Minister, Altar Decorating Committee and many other committees. Margaret was past Treasurer of the Merry Shores Sr. Citizen Assoc. as well as a member of Adams Shore Community Association. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a visitation period on Saturday morning from 8:00AM – 9:00AM in the Cartwright-Venuti Funeral Home, 845 Washington Street, Braintree, MA 02184. A Funeral Mass will follow at 10 AM in Holy Trinity Church (Our Lady Good Counsel), 227 Sea Street, Quincy. Burial in Mount Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Margaret’s name to Holy Trinity Parish, 227 Sea Street, Quincy, MA 02169.

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