Rita E.(Finerty) MacKenzie

Rita E. (Finerty) MacKenzie, former owner of MacKenzie’s Jenney Station, died at John Adams House, Quincy, Tuesday April 3, 2012. She was 89 years old.


Born in Boston and raised in Milton, she was a graduate of Roxbury Girls Latin School. For many years, she and her late husband, Leonard, owned and operated MacKenzie’s Jenney Station on Randolph Avenue, Milton, across from Saint Elizabeth’s Church. For many years, Mrs. MacKenzie was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels in Milton.


Wife of the late Leonard W. MacKenzie. Daughter of the late Francis J. and Mary (Foran) Finerty. Sister of Paul M. Finerty of Medfield and the late Mary McDermott, Francis J. Finerty Jr., Patricia Steele, Richard Finerty and Gerald Finerty. Sister-in-law of Kay Finerty of Milton and Glenda Finerty of Tucson, AZ.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Elizabeth Church, Milton, Tuesday April 10 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, MILTON, Monday 5-8 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, donations in Rita’s memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Assn, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472-2782 or Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 970025, Boston, MA 02297-0025.