11/25/1936 – 12/11/2022
It is with heavy hearts we announce Kathleen Naughton (nee Greene) passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on December 11, 2022 at the age of 86.
She was born in Ballyadams, County Laois, Ireland, daughter of late Edward and Maria (nee Brennan) Greene. Having grown up on the family farm with her six siblings, she would often reminisce about her wonderful childhood. After leaving home, she worked for An Post (Irish post office) before immigrating to the USA in 1960. In America, she worked for NY Telephone in New York City while living in the Bronx where she enjoyed many evenings dancing the night away at all the popular dance halls such as; the Jaeger House, the Tuxedo, and City Center.
She met Michael Naughton of County Galway and they married on June 27, 1964 at Our Saviour’s Church in the Bronx, NY. They resided in New Rochelle, N.Y. and later moved to Lake Carmel, N.Y. where they raised their four children. Kathleen was a devoted parishioner of Our Lady of the Lake and St. James Church. Always active and on the go, Kathleen lived life to the fullest. She loved spending time with family and grandchildren, and attending their various activities and events. She also cherished her trips home and adored her time spent with her siblings and their families.
Kathleen is pre-deceased by her loving husband Michael Naughton, and survived by her four children and grandchildren: Bob (Maria), Alexandra, Siobhan, Bobby, Kathleen. Dymphna (Stephen) Kerrigan, Connor, Sydney, Fiona, Oona, Caitlin. Pauline (Jim) Maloney, Ciara (Ryan), Matthew, Kayleigh. Mike (Jen), Mikey, Stella and Grace. Her siblings, Mai (pre-deceased), Bridie, Margaret, Christina, Ann, James, her Godson P.J. Galvin and many nieces and nephews.
She will be missed by everyone who knew her.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam (May her soul be seated on God’s right hand).
The Family will receive friends for visitation to honor Kathleen on Sunday, December 18, 2022 from 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. at the Cargain Funeral Homes Inc., 10 Fowler Avenue, Carmel, NY 10512.
A Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate Kathleen Naughton’s life will take place at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, December 19, 2022 at Our Lady of the Lake Church/Mt. Carmel, 1 Noonan Drive, Lake Carmel, NY 10512.
Following the Mass, Interment at her final resting place alongside her beloved husband Michael (2015) will take place at Raymond Hill Cemetery in Carmel, NY.