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Mrs.  Helen A. (Sughrue) McKenna

Mrs. Helen A. (Sughrue) McKenna
  • July 4, 1938 - December 10, 2015
  • Reading, Massachusetts
  • Please consider making donations in memory of Helen to
  • Mission of Deeds
    6 Chapin Avenue
    Reading, MA 01867

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“She always had a welcoming smile and a big heart. Thank you for blessing usRegards to all,NancyDiMatteo ”
1 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Tom & family: Soooo sorry to hear of Helen's passing. She was a great lady whom weve had the pleasure of socializing with for many years. ...Read More »
2 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“I will always remember Helen as a loving wife and mother. ”
3 of 25 | Posted by: John Parisi - N. Myrtle Beach, SC

“So sorry for your loss. I have fond happy memories of your mom and the many years spent at Sebago State park. My thoughts and prayers are sent out to...Read More »
4 of 25 | Posted by: Dorothy Bradley Hartnett - MA

“So sorry for your loss. I will miss her presence and her bright conversations at Bunganut. Barbara and Buzzy Cook ”
5 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“So Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. She will be so missed by her Bunganut family. ”
6 of 25 | Posted by: Tina & Buddy Stearns - Waterboro, ME

“KEVIN, ACCEPT OUR CONDOLENCES AND MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AT THIS TIME OF SORROW. ”
7 of 25 | Posted by: STACEY BERTOCCHI - READING, MA

“With all our love and sympathy to family. Thank you for the memories that will last forever with us. Never more than a thought away. ”
8 of 25 | Posted by: Paul & Janice McKenna - Chatham, VA

“Sorry for your loss. The Bunganut lady will be remembered for all her fun and joy she shared with many. ”
9 of 25 | Posted by: Peter Pelletier - Biddeford, ME

“To my wonderful neighbors (The McKenna's):Deepest Sympathy to you! Helen McKenna was a wonderful, warm and very special person. She played an...Read More »
10 of 25 | Posted by: STEVE SULLIVAN - READING, MA

“Hi John, sorry to hear of your loss. Bruce Russell ”
11 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“MY SYMPATHY TO THE MCKENNA family.HELEN WAS A LOVING WIFE AND MOTHER. ”
12 of 25 | Posted by: John Parisi - N. Myrtle Beach, SC


13 of 25 | Posted by: John Parisi - N. Myrtle Beach, SC

“This is such sad news. We will always remember Helen as a kind and friendly woman who was quick to smile.Our deepest sympathies to her family. ”
14 of 25 | Posted by: Paul and Donna (DiMatteo) Andrews - MA

“So sorry for your loss, Michael.Karen, Paul, Ashley Caruso ”
15 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“so sorry to Mike and the McKenna family for their loss, Mudville has lost some of the best in the last few years, prayers from the Burrows family. ”
16 of 25 | Posted by: Burrows family - MUDVILLE, MA

“Dearest Helen, You were the bright light in your family and someone who had a kind word for everyone. We had so many special times together...Read More »
17 of 25 | Posted by: Ron & Marilynne Bellengi - MA

“Kevin,stacy and family,so sorry for your sudden loss.But a piecefull way to go!great memories with you all ”
18 of 25 | Posted by: Missy Breidegam - Fleetwood, PA

“Auntie Helen, Your smIle will be missed. I think the world will not be quite as brightwithout it. ”
19 of 25 | Posted by: Ronald DiMatteo - Hyde Park, MA

“Kevin, Stacy & children,Our deepest condolences to you and your family, the "mom" is always the rock of the family, she is the go to person on advice...Read More »
20 of 25 | Posted by: Toni Encarnacao Alice Dailey

“Helen was one of the nicest person I have ever met , Prayers for the entire McKenna family. Jay O'Halloran ”
21 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“To the McKenna family: I am sorry for your loss. ”
22 of 25 | Posted by: Joe and Lylea Allosso/Latham - ME

“Auntie Helen was a beautiful person, I loved her smile and her laugh. I have wonderful memories of spending time with her and The Family for Holiday...Read More »
23 of 25 | Posted by: Caryn Savignano Bremer - Atlanta, GA

“Helen, you were a dear friend, I will miss you so much! Always a sweet smile and easy way with all your family and friends. One of the nicest...Read More »
24 of 25 | Posted by: Roberta Sullivan

“You are all in my thoughts and prayers! Thinking of you McKenna's! ”
25 of 25 | Posted by: Donna Sullivan - Mudville


Helen A. (Sughrue) McKenna, of Reading and Surprise Arizona, passed away on Thursday December 10, 2105. She was 77 years of age. Helen was the beloved wife of Thomas McKenna. She was the devoted mother of Thomas J. McKenna and his wife Joyce, John T. McKenna and his wife Andrea, Kevin M. McKenna and his wife Stacy, Kathleen A. McKenna, Michael F. McKenna and his wife Monica and the loving grandmother of 8. Dear sister of Joan Savignano and her husband Larry, and the late Cornelius Sughrue Jr. and Mary T. Reed. Helen is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Doherty Barile Family Funeral Home 11 Linden St. READING on Wednesday December 16, 2015 at 9:30am followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating Helen's Eternal Life in St. Agnes Church 186 Woburn St. Reading at 10:30am.

Family and friends are kindly invited to gather and share remembrances with the family on Tuesday December 15th, 2015 from 4-8 in the funeral home. Parking attendant's and ramped entrance available. Interment Forest Glen Cemetery, Reading.

Please consider making donations in memory of Helen to Mission of Deeds 6 Chapin Ave. Reading MA 01867.