Philip H. McGonagleAugust 4, 2017
McGONAGLE, Philip H. retired Sgt. B.P.D., of East Bridgewater, formerly of Charlestown & Weymouth, on August 4, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Ann Jane (Scott) McGonagle. Loving father of Ellen Cossette & her husband Mark of Weymouth, Ann Cochran of East Bridgewater, Julie Hartmann & her husband Alex of Plymouth, Philip S. McGonagle of Weymouth, and Kelly McCarthy & her husband John of Hanover. Cherished grandfather of Sarah, Rachel, Colleen, Kelsey, Julia, Leah, Cailyn, Corrina, Tess, and Scarlett. Caring brother of 9 siblings. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Philip was a proud veteran of the United States Army. Of all his accomplishments in life, he was most proud of his family. He loved listening to funny stories, dancing to all kinds of music, and of course the Boston Red Sox. He had a passion for learning and never stopped teaching his children and grandchildren anything he could.
Visiting hours in the John J. O'Connor & Son Funeral Home, 740 Adams St. (near Gallivan Blvd.) DORCHESTER, Thursday from 4-8 pm. Funeral Mass in St. Brendan's Church Friday morning at 10 o'clock. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Philip's name to the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club or to Cops for Kids with Cancer. Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery.