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HEGARTY, Marcia E (White) 77, of Woburn, formerly of Arlington who was born and raised in Belmont, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on May 29, 2016. Beloved wife of Paul E. Hegarty. Loving mother of Ed Hegarty of Belmont, NH, Robert M. Hegarty and his wife Laura (Havern) of Arlington, Sean W. Hegarty and his wife Melissa (Neri) of Bedford. Dear daughter of the late Mildred (Haberman) and Hosea D. White, Sr. Sister of the late Hosea D. Jr. and Robert L. White. Devoted grandmother to her cherished grandchildren Ryan, Tori, Brad, Joseph, and William who loved their MeeMee deeply. Before her retirement Marcia enjoyed a long career as a teacher, enriching her students' lives at the Green Acres School, Waltham, Sunshine Nursery School, Arlington and Mass Audubon Habitat Education Center, Belmont where she received the Conservation Teacher of the Year Award in 2013. She was also the former Director of Menotomy Pre School and Child Development at Arlington High School. Honoring Marcia's request, the celebration of her life will be private. If you wish, memorial donations may be made in her name to Mass. Audubon's Habitat Education Center and Wildlife Sanctuary, 10 Juniper Rd. Belmont, MA 02478 where she was a teacher and loving volunteer for many years. She will be missed by all who knew her gentle spirit and kind heart. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Doherty Funeral Service, Inc., Somerville. For more information please visit dohertyfuneralservice.com.
Published in The Boston Globe from June 4 to June 5, 2016
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