of Methuen formerly of N. Chelmsford — Kathleen Maria (Finnigan)Perigny
Of Methuen, Formerly of N. Chelmsford
Kathleen Maria (Finnigan) Perigny, 62, of Methuen, MA, formerly of N. Chelmsford died January 29, 2013, at Wingate Rehab. in Andover, MA after a long illness.
She was married to Dennis M. Perigny with whom she celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on September 6, 2012.
She was a daughter of the late John V. and Dorothy J. Finnigan. Kathleen graduated from Chelmsford High School and earned an Associate Degree in Nursing from University of Massachusetts at Lowell.
Kathleen worked as an Office Manager at Hawthorne Suites and other area hotels. She previously had worked at Wang Labs.
She was a former DSS Foster Parent taking care of many children, keeping brothers and sisters together. She was a loving wife and mother who enjoyed cooking, arts and crafts.
Kathleen was an active member of the North Chelmsford Congregational Church. She was a member of their choir, bible study group and fund raising for the Missionaries.
Besides her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Jennifer DeRoche and her husband, James of Methuen, MA, Mellisa Perigny of Methuen, MA and Grace Perigny and her fiancé Alexander Capone of Lowell, MA; her son, Gerald Perigny of Manchester, NH; two brothers and their wives, Donald “Fats” and Jean Fraser of Chelmsford, MA, Robert and Diane Fraser of Lyndonville, VT; two sisters, Donna Finnigan of Hollywood, FL, Maureen Atwood and her husband Vernon of Pelham, NH; five grandchildren, Zachary DeRoche, Alexander Michael Capone, Jillian Perigny, Payton Perigny and Rochelle Franklin; many nieces and nephews. She was also survived by many very close brother in-laws and sister in-laws.
She was the sister of the late, John “Butch” Finnigan, Christopher Finnigan, Gordon Fraser, and Dorothy “Dotty” LaPlante.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her Memorial Service is Saturday Feb. 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in the N. Chelmsford Congregational Evangelical Church 15 Princeton Street N. Chelmsford, MA 01863. Cremation at Merrimack Crematory. For those that wish contributions in her memory made be made to the Living Waters Kirk St. Lowell, MA . ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com