BRUEN Mary E. (McKernan) of West Roxbury, formerly of Roxbury passed away peacefully on October 30, 2016. Mary lived her life always putting her family first. Beloved wife of the late Charles “Chuck” Bruen, devoted mother of Charles A. “Chucky” and his wife Marie, Maribeth and her husband Dave Griffin, Kevin P. and his wife Maureen, Sean P., Patrick J. and the late Michael P. all of West Roxbury. Cherished “Nana” of Brendan, Courtney, Patrick, David, Molly-Kate, Sean, Kevin, John, Timothy, Thomas, Bridget and Keira. Sister of the late Hilda Higgins, Walter, William, John, Thomas, Joseph and James McKernan. Also survived by loving nieces, nephews, in-laws, cousins, and devoted longtime friends. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home, 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY on Friday, November 4th at 9am. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Theresa of Avila Church, 2078 Centre St. West Roxbury at 10 o’clock. Visiting hours Thursday 2-7pm. Relatives and friends invited. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Monastery of Saint Clare, 920 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. Our treasured memories of you will live forever in our hearts. For directions and guestbook
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William J. Gormley Funeral Home
2055 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Published in Boston Herald on Nov. 2, 2016