January 23, 2014


Kathleen Rose Furey, 86, of Tampa, Fla., passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014.

A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24, at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Loyless Funeral Home, 5310 Land O' Lakes Blvd., Land O' Lakes, Fla. Interment will be at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church Building Fund , Human Life International or Priests for Life.

She was born April 30, 1927, in Omaha, Neb., and moved to Florida from Carroll, Iowa, in 2002. She was a retired registered nurse and a member of St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, Tampa; Legion of Mary and Smarts.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, James Furey; six sons, Sean and wife Cathy, Kevin and wife Lucy, Malachi, Brian and wife Wendy, Matthew and wife Zhannie, and Timothy and wife Anya; daughter, Sheila Petrocelli and husband Dennis; and 12 grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Agnes McGrath; two brothers, Tom and John McGrath; and a sister, Dolores Galvin.