MCGRALE Mary M. (Pettine), 100 years young, formerly of Old Harbor Village South Boston, November 23, 2016. She attended the NE Conservatory of Music in Boston as well as South Boston public schools before marrying the late John J. McGrale. Loving daughter of the late Emmanuel and Rose (Spadafina) Pettine. Beloved mother of the late Rosemary Arnold; John McGrale, his wife Sheila of Kingston, Diane Foley, her companion Eddie Donlan of South Boston, Lorraine Lamb, her husband Richard of Weymouth and Paula McGrail of Weymouth. Sister of Joan Fisher of Milton, the late Angelina Markelonis and Michael Pettine. Also survived by 10 grandchildren and the late Ryan McGrale, 18 great grandchildren, many loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Mary will be lovingly remembered by her friends, especially those from the Allerton House in Weymouth and the Harbor House in Hingham. She was also a former employee of the John Hancock Company. Visiting hours will be held in the O'Brien Funeral Home, 146 Dorchester St. SOUTH BOSTON, Tuesday from 9-11AM; with Prayer services immediately following. Interment Pembroke Center Cemetery, Pembroke. Relatives and friends are invite to attend all services.
O'Brien Funeral Home
146 Dorchester Street
South Boston, MA 02127
Published in Boston Herald from Nov. 27 to Nov. 28, 2016