Ann Marie (Rotondo) Clougherty

November 23, 1956 ~ September 19, 2019 (age 62)


A Life time resident of Winthrop, grew up here and raised her family all in the same place. One of the most generous and thoughtful person who brought joy to everyone she met.

Ann Marie (Rotondo) Clougherty of Winthrop passed away on September 19th, 2019, at the Kaplan Hospice House in Danvers, Ma surrounded by her Husband, loved ones and Staff.  She was 62 years old.

She was born in Winthrop at the Winthrop Hospital, grew up in the Winthrop schools, got married, had a family and lived her life to the fullest here in Winthrop.

She was the devoted daughter to the late Angelina (Capone) and Albert Rotondo.  The beloved wife to David M. Clougherty and the cherished mother to Joseph Clougherty and Lauren Clougherty.

She leaves behind her Sister Patricia Rotondo, and her son David Rivera, Brother Thomas Rotondo and his wife Debra, and loving nephews Nicholas and Gregory Rotondo. Her aunt Annette and her husband Elmer (Zook) Junkins and her cousins Paul Junkins and his wife Dana; Chris Junkins; Todd Junkins and his wife Danielle.  She also leaves behind uncle Nick and his family in Long Island New York, Mary Elizabeth, Roseann and Joe.

She was a dear Sister In-Law to the late Debra and Cliff Sharpe and their kids TJ and Allison and their daughter Leah, Heather and Mike Rose and their daughter Breanna, Chris and Bree Sharpe and their kids, Maeve and Michael; Thomas and Martha Clougherty; nephews Matthew Clougherty and wife Melissa and their kids Jack and Cici, Andrew Clougherty, Shelly and Brian Diruzza and their kids and Nick Bacigaloupo; Lynne O’Brien and husband Robert and kids Michael and Stephanie and Travis; Robert Clougherty and his wife Krystal.

She was a dear friend to her other family Debra and John Disario there kids Jessica and her husband Sean Carter and their kids Rayghan and Madisyn; Michael and Harneet Disario, Renee and Mo Benmir and their kids Sarah and Alex, Joyce and Paul Lazzara and their kids Jennifer and Paul Sores and their son Nicholas and John and Stephanie Bradley with their kids Jack and Grace; Justine and Vinny Denotalis?? And their sons Joseph and Anthony.

Ann Marie was involved with many groups and loved to pay it forward with the Survivors by the Sea group with someone that also had some form of colon cancer, she was involved with Dana Faber Cancer Center and was treated at the Mass General Hospital in Boston with the best team in Gastrointestinal, Neurological and Radiation Oncology for almost 5 years, the doctors and nurses could have been any nicer and provided the best care for her.  Special thanks go out to Dr. Jennifer Wu, Dr. Kevin Oh, Dr. Jill Allen, Dr. Justine Cohen, NP Emily Olsen, and NP Maura Keeley.

There needs to be a special shutout to the Weight Watchers Group of Wednesday Class at Hampton Inn in East Boston, her co-workers and members were so understanding and compassionate while she was under treatment, how she loved that job.  Thank you. 

Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the funeral home on Monday, Septemb er 23, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 9:00 AM followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 10:00 AM. Committal will be private.

Memorial donations may be made to the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center at


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September 23, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ernest P. Caggiano & Son Funeral Home
147 Winthrop Street
Winthrop, MA 02152

Mass of Christian Burial
September 24, 2019

10:00 AM
St. John the Evangelist Church
320 Winthrop St.
Winthrop, MA 02152

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