Winifred K. McGurty

Winifred K. McGurty (MacFarlane) age 91 of Marshfield passed away December 19th at the Rice Evantide Home in Quincy surrounded by her loving family. Born and raised in Arlington, she graduated from Arlington High School. She lived many years in Marshfield where she was the Director of the CCD Program at St. Annes Church and owned and operated a bookstore called Once Upon a Time. She also previously lived many years in NY and Canton. Beloved wife of the late Arthur I. Mother of Keryn McKeon & her husband James of Northbridge, Nancy Pando & her husband Greg of Canton, Christopher McGurty & his wife Lisa of Quincy and the late Thomas McGurty. Sister of Mary Theriault of Waltham & the late Mary MacDonald, Barbara Gallagher, Rev. Joseph, Paul, George & Phillip MacFarlane. Sister in law of Josephine MacFarlane of Arlington. Also survived by 7 grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren & her lifelong friend Delia Arthur of NY and close friends Betsy Zinkus & Paula Power. Visiting hours are at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton, on Wednesday, December 26, 4-8 pm. Funeral mass at St. Gerard Majella Church Canton, Thursday morning, December 27, at 10. Interment VA National Cemetery, Bourne Thursday afternoon at 1:45 pm. She will be remembered for her love of faith, children, books and her family and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Sandy Hook Support Fund c/o Newtown Savings Bank, 39 Main St. Newtown, CT 06470. To sign guestbook Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home,781-828-0811

Published in The Marshfield Mariner from Dec. 21 to Dec. 28, 2012