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MARGARET M. (MCCARTHY) ROURKE

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ROURKE, Margaret M. (McCarthy) 95, of Walpole, Jan. 31, at home surrounded by her family. Born on April 3, 1917, the daughter of the late Daniel McCarthy and Delia (Gavin), she was the beloved wife of the late Henry M. Rourke, the loving mother of Margaret and her husband Richard Fraser of Cotuit, Kathi and her husband Peter Weldon of South Yarmouth, John Rourke and his wife Carol of Natick, Mary and her husband Robert Burns of Walpole, Daniel Rourke and his wife Brenda of East Taunton, and the late Patricia Iwanowicz. Mother-in-law of Deacon Michael Iwanowicz of Walpole. Dear sister of the late Richard McCarthy. Cherished grandmother of 16 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, Feb. 4 at 9:00 AM from the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole St., (Rt. 1A) NORWOOD, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at St. Timothy Church, 650 Nichols St., Norwood. Interment will follow at St. Francis Cemetery, Walpole. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday, Feb. 3, from 2:00-6:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Margaret's memory to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Breast Cancer Research, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or via www.dana-farber.org/gift. For more information, or to leave online condolences, please visit the funeral home's website. Gillooly Funeral Home Norwood 781-762-0174 www.gilloolyfuneralhome.com

Published in The Boston Globe on Feb. 2, 2013
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