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Josephine (Gilhooly) McGahern

December 24, 1930 ~ April 4, 2018 (age 87)

McGAHERN, Josephine (Gilhooly), 87, of Attleboro, Massachusetts, formerly of Summit Avenue, Providence, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday evening, April 4, 2018 at the Life Care Center of Attleboro, Attleboro, MA.

She was the beloved wife of the late Patrick Aiden McGahern.  Born in Co. Leitrim, Ireland, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Margaret (Mohan) Gilhooly.  She lived in Providence for many years before moving to Attleboro in 2003.

Mrs. McGahern was a certified nursing assistant at the former Jewish Home for the Aged in Providence for 20 years before retiring.  She was a member of the Irish Ceilidhe Club of RI and a former communicant of St. Raymond Church.

She is survived by three daughters, Margaret M. McGahern and Pamela J. Del Rosario both in Lakewood, CA and Kathleen M. Moore of North Attleboro; a son, Michael A. McGahern of Attleboro; two siblings, Margaret Redding and Daniel Gilhooly and six grandchildren.  She was the sister of the late Elizabeth O’Connor, Mary Walsh, Thomas, Michael, Cornelius and Patrick Gilhooly.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, April 9, 2018 at 11:00 am in St. Mary Church, 1525 Cranston Street, Cranston.  Interment will follow in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.  Visiting hours are respectfully omitted.  Information and condolences please visit: www.PrataGallogly.com

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