Carol A. McKenna

Hanover, Massachusetts

Feb 7, 1938 – Jul 27, 2019 (Age 81)


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Carol Ann (Martell) McKenna, 81, of Norwell, formerly of Hanover, passed away on July 27, 2019. Born February 7, 1938, in Quincy, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Ruth (Nesbitt) Martell. She worked as a secretary for the Youth Office in the town of Weymouth for over 25 years. She loved flowers, birds, all things animals, and her beloved Patriots, especially Tom Brady. She had a good sense of humor and was an avid reader. She also loved her Legion community and outings with her friends. Most of all, Carol was proud of her family and adored her grandchildren. Carol was the devoted mother of Doug McKenna and his wife Donna of Berkley, Kevin McKenna and his wife Kristen of Norwell, Renee Faulkner of Fla., Bryan McKenna of Randolph, and Lisa Bulens and her husband Joe of Norwell; cherished grandmother of 11; great-grandmother of 5; and sister of the late Ronald Martell. A memorial visitation will be held at the Sullivan Funeral Home, 551 Washington St., Rte. 53, Hanover, on Sunday, August 11, from 10-11 a.m. with a service at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave., Waltham, MA 02451 or For directions and online guest book, visit

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May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.

McKenna Family. I only have fond memories of your mom and your dad too from so many years ago now.

PLEASE NOTE: Carol McKenna's services will be held on Sunday, August 11th not the 4th. - Sullivan Funeral Home

I am so sorry to hear about Carol's passing. I loved working with her. she was an inspiration to me in many ways. I was talking about her 2 weeks ago to Carole Kelly.