Gertrude Pauline McKenna a resident of Old Greenwich, died peacefully on March 30, 2013. Gertrude was born in Belfast, Ireland and with her husband Thomas and son Kieran came to America welcomed by her brother Hubert (Mac) McKenna and his family of New Rochelle, New York. Gertie and Tom raised their three children in Port Chester, NY, later living in Mamaroneck before moving to Old Greenwich. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas J. McKenna in 1993 and is survived by her son Kieran (Mac) McKenna and his wife Lee Ann Boyd of Weston, Vermont, Lee Ann's son Sean Boyd of South Bristol, ME and daughter Nicole Boyd of New York City, her daughters Geri McKenna of Greenwich, Maureen Repaci and her husband Charles Repaci, and beloved grandson Daniel of Old Greenwich. Spending her later years at Nathaniel Witherell, in lieu of flower donations may be in made in her memory to the Friends of Witherell for the benefit of the Recreation Department.
A Wake will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 from 5 - 8 PM at Castiglione Funeral Home. Followed by Mass on Wednesday, April 3rd, 10 AM, at St. Catherine of Sienna Church, Riverside, CT. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery.