NORTH BERWICK — Philip P. McGonagle, Jr., Retired Malden, Massachusetts firefighter, of North Berwick, Maine, formerly of Malden, died Sept. 23, 2017.

Beloved husband of the late Mary M. (Russell) McGonagle. Loving father of Patricia Amirault and her husband Gerald of Malden, Jimmy McGonagle and his wife Mary Ann of Wilmington, Kathleen Spencer and her husband Michael of North Berwick, Maine, John McGonagle and his wife Janine of Medford and Mary Frances Lee and her husband David of Barrington, New Nampshire. Caring brother of Kathleen Duffy and her late husband John of Stoneham and the late Phyllis McGonagle and Raymond McGonagle.  Also survived by 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews relatives and friends.

Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home 79 W. Foster St., Melrose, Massachusetts on Friday, Sept. 29 at 8:45 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary’s Church, Herbert St., Melrose, Massachusetts  at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours on Thursday Sept. 28 from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford, Massachusetts. WWII Army Veteran.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Philip’s name to the James M. McGonagle II Scholarship Fund, C/O Brookline Bank, 430 High St., Medford, MA 02155.

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