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PALMER, Gale Lucy Of Weymouth, formerly of Hingham, passed away on Friday, July 1, 2016 at the age of 71. She is survived by her 2 loving sisters, Jane Errica Vafides (Bill) and Priscilla Palmer O'Reilly (Gordon). Also survived by 12 loving nieces and nephews and 28 grandnieces and grandnephews. She attended Hingham Schools and graduated from Hingham High School. After high school, Gale attended Eastern Nazarene College and graduated from Sterling College in Kansas. She earned her masters degree in botany from Northeastern University. Gale was a teacher for a short time in the Hingham schools, though most of her career was spent at North Quincy High School. She was also the women's basketball coach at Quincy High School. Visiting hours will be held at the Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel, 21 Pond Street, HINGHAM, on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 from 4 to 7 p.m. All relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. A memorial service will be held at Old Ship Church, 107 Main Street, Hingham on Wednesday, July 13 at 11 a.m. For additional information and online condolences, please visit www.downingchapel.com Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel Since 1882
Published in The Boston Globe on July 9, 2016
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