MARY E. deBETTENCOURT
Of Marblehead, MA and formerly of West Newton, MA and Needham, MA, Mary E. (Dolan) deBettencourt, 96, Wednesday, December 19, 2012, wife of the late Dr. Joseph T. deBettencourt. Mother of Joseph deBettencourt (Nancy) of St. Louis, MO and Diane "Dee" Vigneron (John) of Marblehead, MA; grandchildren Nicole Browning and Michelle Bouchard of Manchester, NH, Kevin Vigneron of Dorchester, MA, Chrissy Vigneron of South Boston, MA, Christian deBettencourt of Chicago, IL and Catherine "Kiki" deBettencourt of St. Louis, MO; along with five great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Mary was predeceased by her eldest son John (Cindy O'Brien) in 2011.
Visitation will be on Friday, January 4, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Murphy Funeral Home, 85 Federal St. (corner of North St.) Salem, MA followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, 81 Atlantic Ave., Marblehead, MA. Interment will be on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Cemetery, 1 Wellesley Ave., Needham, MA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are appreciated to Hospice of the North Shore and Greater Boston, 75 Sylvan St, Suite B 102, Danvers, MA 01923 or to the Mary E. deBettencourt Scholarship, c/o The Today and Tomorrow Educational Foundation, 20 Archbishop May Drive, St. Louis, MO 63119. For online guest book or additional information, please call 781 631 8885 or visit