Obituary for Kathleen McDonnell
McDonnell, Kathleen M.
Kathleen M. McDonnell of Thornwood, NY died suddenly August 13, 2010. She was born in London, England to John J. McDonnell, of White Plains, and the Late Mary (Lunny) McDonnell. Kathleen was the oldest of nine children including seven sisters: Mary McDonnell Barber and Marian Farucci both of Somers; Margaret Young of Danbury, C.T.; Eileen Preiato of White Plains; Frances Pinkham of Sharon, M.A.; Noreen Scuiletti of Fishkill and Patricia Trapasso of South Salem; predeceased by her brother John F. McDonnell. Kathleen also leaves behind her stepmother Theresa (Kelly) McDonnell and 20 nieces and nephews.
Kathleen enjoyed a long and successful career in marketing. She worked for over 20 years at Zwilling J.A. Henckels, LLC as the Senior Marketing Director. Kathleen was honored with a listing in Who’s Who of American Women; Dictionary of International Biography and Notable Americans.
Kathleen enjoyed nothing better than being surrounded by her entire family. We have many fond memories of weekly gathering by Kathy’s pool.
Kathleen was a remarkable woman who will be deeply missed. The Family of Kathleen is currently setting up a College Scholarship Fund on her Memory at the Maria Regina High School. The Family would encourage all those to contact the directly.