Mary Lou McNally – Cumberland

Mary Lou McNally – Cumberland

Mary Lou (Aken) McNally, 85, of Cumberland, passed away Monday, June 11, 2018, at home. She was the wife of the late Gerald F. McNally.

Born in Utica, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Harold and Ruth (Bowen) Aken. She resided in Cumberland since 2011, previously residing in East Sandwich, Mass., and Titusville, Fla.

Mrs. McNally was employed as a store manager for a quilt store on Cape Cod. In her younger years, Mary Lou was a medical secretary.

She enjoyed traveling the country by motor coach with her husband, skiing, and quilting.

Mary Lou leaves her children, Stephen M. McNally, and his partner, Dawn O'Connor, of Narragansett; Karen E. McNally of Lincoln; and Patricia M. Dubois and her husband, Russell, of Woonsocket. She also leaves her brother, Harold E. Aken Jr., of Florida; her 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Rand A. McNally and sister of the late Jeanne Kelly.

Family and friends are invited to Mary Lou's Life Celebration which will be held Thursday, June 14, with visiting hours from 5 to 8 p.m., in the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Rt. 12, Cumberland. She will be laid to rest with her husband in the Bourne National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Homes for Our Troops, 6 Main Street, Taunton, MA 02780.