Meghan C Cooney -- North Kingstown

Cooney, Meghan Catherine, aged 28, died unexpectedly in Boston on January 29th. She was the daughter of Edward J. and Mary C. (O’Reilly) Cooney of North Kingstown. She is also survived by her two brothers, Edward J. Cooney, Jr. of Boston, MA, and Neal T. Cooney of North Kingstown. She was the granddaughter of Catherine A. O’Reilly of Bourne, MA and the late Thomas J. O’Reilly and the late Judge John P. and Margaret M. Cooney.
Meghan was a third year law student at Boston College Law School and had accepted an offer to work at the law firm of Edwards, Angel, Palmer, and Dodge upon graduation. Meghan was a graduate of the Prout School where she was Student Government President and Salutatorian of her class. At Prout she captained the soccer, basketball and softball teams and was selected first team all division in all three sports. She also was the Captain of the Boys Tennis Team her junior year. She was an avid Red Sox fan.
Meghan graduated from Emory University in Atlanta with honors and worked at Butler Hospital in Providence as a Research Associate prior to attending law school. She was awarded a highly prestigious LEND Fellowship for the 2006-2007 academic year, the only law student in the United States to receive this fellowship. As a LEND Fellow, Meghan was working at Boston Children’s Hospital on the rights of the developmentally delayed individuals.
Meghan was a member of the Dunes Club and the Point Judith Country Club where she was Girls Club Tennis champion several years as a young girl.
Relatives and Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Saturday at 10:00am in St. Bernard Church, 415 Tower Hill Road, North Kingstown. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Greenwich. Visiting hours Friday 4-8pm in the FAGAN-QUINN Funeral Home, 825 Boston Neck Road, North Kingstown. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Blvd., Providence, RI 02906, in memory of Meghan C. Cooney, will be appreciated.

Condolence Messages
I have wonderful, fond memories of Meghan, as a student and class leader, and I would like to extend my prayers and best wishes to her family. Having lost my 32 year old son nearly five years age, I know the despair and sorrow that you are experiencing. Your faith and family will help and guide you through these hard times. I will keep you in my prayers and I will celebrate the memories of Meghan that I hold dearly. Sincerely, Rosemary LaBore
-- A Friend and Teacher... (02/04/07)
Dear Mary, Ed, Kay and family; I'd like to offer my sincerest sympathies and condolences at this difficult time. Meghan accomplished so much in her short time here. My prayers are with you all. Sincerely, Dorothy McCann-Emmons
-- Dorothy McCann-Emmons (02/02/07)
Dear Ed, Mary & Family Our harts go out to you. At a time like this if very hard to come up with the right words some how I'm sorry does not express our feelings. You are in our thought and our prayers.
-- Frank JoAnne Beth & Peter Basile (01/31/07)
Dear Mary & Ed; Our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with you now and forever. We are deeply sorry for your loss. sincerely,
-- paul mooney& nancy rogers (01/31/07)
Meghan will live in our hearts forever, and I just want the family to know that you are all in my prayers and close in my heart. To her family and friends, I am very sorry to hear about her passing away. She has left an incredible mark in this world and her legacy will always live on in those around her who's lives she has impacted so greatly.
-- KJ (01/30/07)
I remember you from helping Neal fold the pamphlets and preparing him for confirmation and seeing you prepping him there. I did not know you that well.
-- Alexis (01/30/07)
Dear Ed, Mary, Eddie and Neal, My heart and sincere condolences go out to you at this tragic time. I can think of no stronger family unit than yours and I pray that you are comforted by your faith and your love of each other. You are in my family's prayers, today and always.
-- Sincerely, Kevin O'Neill (01/30/07)

Reported: 01/30/07 (Show all obituaries for this day)

By: Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home (Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home)

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