COLLIE Mary M. Swain, Born May 13, 1927, died on August 12, 2016. Mary was born and raised in Dorchester, MA and was the daughter of the late Mary T. Swain and Elden F. Swain of Dorchester. Sister of the late Edward F. Swain of Weymouth, MA and Veronica R. Long of Miami, FL. Mother of Theresa P. Swain of NH, Carol J. Moore of Ohio, and Paula E. Collie of Hudson, MA. Former wife of the late John J. Collie of Boston, MA. She retired from Polaroid after 32 years, and started with Polaroid on Ames St., Cambridge, MA, then worked on W2-W3 on 128 in Waltham; also at R1-R2 on Winter St., Waltham, MA. She spent the winter months at her home in Port Charlotte, FL and the summer months at home in Hudson, MA where she lived for over 50 years. She leaves two grandchildren and four great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. There will be no viewing or service; she will be cremated. Arrangements were handled by Hamel Funeral Care & Cremation Services of Massachusetts. SHE HAS CROSSED OVER.
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Published in Boston Herald on Aug. 17, 2016