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Mary Mahaney Moulton Heafey


1941 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Mary Mahaney Moulton Heafey Obituary
September 20, 1941 - March 8, 2017 Beloved wife of Edwin A. Heafey Jr. passed away peacefully on March 8, 2017, surrounded by her family at her home in Oakland, California. Mary was born in San Francisco, CA, on September 20, 1941. Loving daughter of the late William and Pat Mahaney, she grew up in Atherton, CA, and was a proud graduate of the Convent of the Sacred Heart, Menlo Park, CA, and also attended Loyola Marymount College in Los Angeles, CA. Mary was an accomplished swimmer for the national Santa Clara Swim Club. In 1968, she married Everts W. Moulton. While in Los Angeles, she was very active as President of the John Thomas Dye School Mothers' Club. She also was a member of the Blue Ribbon 400, Los Angeles Music Center. For many years Mary was honored to be on the Best Dressed list in Los Angeles. After returning to San Francisco, Mary was an active member of the San Francisco Opera Guild Board and a member of A.R.C.S. She was a dedicated member of the San Francisco Arthritis Foundation Board of Directors. In 1999, she married Edwin A. Heafey Jr. and moved to the East Bay where she was a member of the Board of Trustees Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, and a passionate member of the Piedmont Garden Club. Mary, a loving mother, leaves behind her children Mary Kate Moulton, John Henry Moulton, Alison Heafey, Matt Heafey, and Ryan Heafey, and adoring grandmother of Eloise, Sadie, Jack, Winters and Teddy. Mary was a caring sister of Katie Mahaney, Patty Mangan-Melim, and Michael Mahaney, and mother-in-law of Mimi Moulton and sister-in-law of Kaye and Richard Heafey. She was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother and friend. There are no words to express how much we will miss her. Mary's passions were her children, her family, her dogs and her garden. She cherished her wide circle of friends and in turn was admired for her strength, generosity, grace, and loving spirit. Thanks are given to the medical professionals at UCSF, including Dr. Richard Glogau and Dr. Stephen Gluck. Their care and compassion allowed her to live a long life. A private celebration of her life by family is planned. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to a .
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Mar. 22 to Mar. 23, 2017
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