Mrs. Catherine B. (Ronan) "Cathy" Moneypenny

  • Born: January 12, 1960
  • Died: October 13, 2017
  • Location: Reading, Massachusetts

Doherty Barile Family Funeral Home

11 Linden Street
Reading, MA 01867

Tel. 781.944.1589

Tribute & Message From The Family

Catherine B. (Ronan) "Cathy" Moneypenny of Reading, formerly of Wakefield, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 13, 2017 at her home. She was 57 years of age.

Born on January 12, 1960 in Melrose, Cathy is the loving daughter of the late Christopher Ronan and Rita (Fahey) Ronan. Cathy was a warm and caring daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. She will be deeply missed.

Cathy grew up in Wakefield and was a proud graduate of Wakefield High School. She worked at 128 sales for over 25 years. Cathy loved vacationing and the islands. Family was most important to Cathy. Spending time with family and friends was first and foremost in her life.

Cathy is the beloved wife of Michael R. Moneypenny. She is the devoted mother of Dylan Conn and his wife Jamie and Kerri Parks. The cherished grandmother of Christopher and Thomas Conn, Cathy is the dear sister of Thomas Ronan and his wife Janet, Christine "Tina" Ronan, Paul Ronan and his wife Elizabeth, Peter Ronan and Caroline "Carrie" Ronan. She is the loyal best friend of Diane Berzins and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with the Family on Wednesday, October 18th from 4-8pm in the Doherty – Barile Family Funeral Home, 11 Linden St. READING. Parking attendants and ramped entrance are available. A Funeral Service Celebrating Cathy's Eternal Life will be held on Thursday, October 19th at 10am in the Unitarian Universalist Church of Reading, 239 Woburn St. Reading. Please go directly to church.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations in Cathy's memory to Winchester Hospital Cancer Center, c/o Winchester Hospital Foundation, 41 Highland Ave. Winchester, MA 01890.


Condolence & Memory Journal


Michael and Ronan Family: Our deepest condolence in Cathy's passing. She will be deeply missed. She fought a very courageous battle. I never heard her complain. She always had a smile on her face especially when her grand children were around. May you rest in peace.

Posted by Jack and Barbara McCormick - Merrimack, NH - Sister   October 31, 2017

Dear Mike and Ronan Family,
Our sincerest condolence for the loss of such a great woman, Cathy. Her brave and courageous soul will be missed. We were so blessed to have her in our lives. We have so many fond memories, we will cherish forever. May Cathy be at peace sharing her eternal future with Joe. We know heaven is a better place with her kind spirit and humor. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. God Bless.

Posted by Dawn and Steve Angelo - Methuen, MA - Friend   October 19, 2017

Cathy was a friend, who I met back in seventies , along with some other of the Westside girls, she ended up being one of my sister Anna's best friend's through out their lives. She was a great person with one funny side to her.
RIP Girlfriend
You will never be forgotten.

Toni Encarnacao

Posted by Toni Encarnacao - Wakefield, MA - Family Friend   October 16, 2017


Cathy worked with me for many years at 128, she had a great sense of humor, was a conscientious employee. Was well liked by all her friends at 128 and a good friend. I am sure she will be missed by her family and friends in Massachusetts. Rest in Peace Cathy....

Posted by steven agneta - hendersonville, NC - Coworker   October 16, 2017


You made my brother very happy and I loved the banter between the two of you! You will be missed!

Posted by Alice Moneypenny Tate - Boca Raton, FL - Family   October 15, 2017