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Mary Holly Gafney Hill

1952 - 2015 Holly Hill died on October 25, 2015 with her loving husband and dedicated caretaker at her side. Born in Ware, MA the youngest child of Harry D. Gafney and Ruth Fitzgerald Gafney. Holly attended elementary school in Ware until her family moved to Lee, MA. She attended St. Mary's school, Lee High School and graduated from Berkshire Community College. She worked in Data Processing and computers in the early years of office computing, in Chicago, IL, in Topeka, KS and New Brunswick, NJ until she devoted herself full time to her special artistic talent. Holly was know for her paintings and her petite point needlework scenes. Holly and David married on December 22, 1979 at St. Mary's Church in Lee. She leaves her devoted husband, Dave. She also leaves her siblings; Harry D. Gafney and his wife, Patricia Gafney of Muttontown, NY, David J. Gafney and his wife, Mary of Lee, Marcia Saunders of Lee. Holly will be greatly missed by her niece, Susan Pelissier of Elmwood Park, NJ, her nephews: David P. Gafney and his wife, Rachel of Jacksonville, FL, Alex Saunders of Brooklyn, NY and Brian Gafney and his fiancee', Alison Tilley of Washington DC. Maya Angelou's words best express Holly's warmth, kindness and concern for others: "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." Memorial contributions may be made to The at : www.cancer.org Condolences may be sent to David L. Hill at: esruc104@verizon.net
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Nov. 3, 2015
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