Margaret E. Sheehy

Margaret E. (Elwell) Sheehy, 88, a lifelong resident of Framingham, died peacefully Tuesday April 2, 2013. She was the wife of the late Thomas J. Sheehy, Jr. who died in 2009. Born in Natick, she was the daughter of the late Harry W. and Nettie (Mullen) Elwell. A graduate of Framingham High School, she was primarily a homemaker. Mrs. Sheehy helped those in need and was known for visiting people who needed company and for sending thoughtful cards to friends. She will be missed by those who knew her and loved her. She is survived by a son: Dana L. Maskell and his wife Helen of Framingham and two daughters: Marilyn J. Nickerson and husband Dave and Candace Gould; 10 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and a great great grandchild. She was the mother of the late Thomas J. Sheehy, III and sister of the late Richard Elwell. A visiting hour will be held Friday April 5 from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. at Boyle Brothers Funeral Home, 173 Union Ave., Framingham followed by a graveside service at 11:00 a.m. at the family lot in Edgell Grove Cemetery, 53 Grove St., Framingham Centre. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Margaret's name may be made to: the Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mt. Wayte Ave., Framingham, MA. 01702. For online condolences, please visit

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Boyle Bros Funeral Home
173 Union Avenue Framingham, MA 01702
(508) 875-3106

Published in MetroWest Daily News on Apr. 3, 2013