Sarah “Sally” (Evans) Courtney

Sarah “Sally” (Evans) Courtney, of Quincy, MA, formerly of Shanakeale, Castlemaine, County Kerry, Ireland, passed away on December 16th, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.

Sally is reunited with her loving husband of 24 years, Joseph “Joe” Courtney. She was a devoted mother to Mary Courtney-O’Sullivan and her husband James, of Quincy; Carol Sheehan, and her husband Maurice, of Norton; and her late infant daughter, Katherine Mary. Sally fiercely loved and adored her six grandchildren: Joseph, Michael and Deirdre Sheehan; and Maeve, Siobhan and Declan O’Sullivan. Sally was the youngest of five siblings born to Mary and George Evans in Castlemaine, County Kerry, Ireland. She leaves behind her brothers: John “Jackie” Evans and his wife Bridie, of Castlemaine, County Kerry, Ireland, and Timothy Evans and his wife Nora, of Braintree. She joins both of her sisters: the late Julia “Sheila” Daly, and her husband Michael, of West Roxbury, and the late Mary “Maureen” Finn and her husband James Finn, Annascaul, County Kerry, Ireland. Sally is also survived by her many nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, and godchildren, who were all very dear to her in life. She also leaves behind extended family and many cherished friends.

Sally was a dedicated employee of John Hancock for 40 years.

Family and friends are invited to honor and remember Sally’s life by gathering at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Thursday December 20th from 4 PM – 8 PM, with a Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church, 386 Hancock Street, North Quincy, Friday December 21st at 10:30 AM. Interment at New Cavalry Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sally’s name to: Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC), 20 Burlington Mall Road, Suite 261, Burlington, MA 01803.