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McKINNEY, Mary C. (Flanagan) Of Hingham, formerly of Braintree, passed away peacefully on September 7, 2020 at the age of 94. Born in Boston, Mary graduated from Somerville High School. Mary was an avid reader and Boston sports fan. She enjoyed spectating at all sporting events, both professional and those involving her grandchildren. Mary loved spending time with her family. She was a woman of strong faith. Her religion and family were of paramount importance in her life. She was a kind and caring woman who will be sorely missed by all who were blessed to have known her. Beloved wife of the late James F. McKinney. Loving mother of James McKinney and his wife Ann of Chatham, John McKinney and his wife Julie of Braintree and Nancy McAlister and her husband Leonard of Hingham. Devoted sister of Margaret Nestor of Billerica, Ann Melanson of Woburn and Elizabeth Burke of Edgartown. Cherished grandmother of LJ McAlister, Ernie McAlister, Kyle McAlister, Mary McAlister, Courtney McKinney, Caitlin McKinney, Molly McKinney, Amy McKinney and Rose McKinney. Mary is also survived by 5 great-grandchildren. A private family Service has been held to honor and remember Mary's life. To leave a sympathy message for the family, please visit

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Published in Boston Globe from Sep. 9 to Sep. 12, 2020.
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September 13, 2020
My deepest condolences to Jim, Jack and Nancy and your families. May Aunt Mary rest in peace.
Bob Nestor
September 13, 2020
My heartfelt condolences to my cousins Jimmy, Jackie, and Nancy and your families. It's been many years since I have seen my Aunt Mary.. She was a beautiful, kind, strong, loving woman who will be missed. Love to you all, Ellen
Ellen Goldbloom
September 12, 2020
Wonderful memories of Mary! RIP.
Joe Shadduck
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