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McNAMARA, Mary L. (Kelley) A longtime resident of Lexington and Gloucester, Lincoln, NH, and Marco Island, FL, passed away on August 23, 2019. Born in Lexington, she was the daughter of the late Robert J. and Helen (York) Kelley. Beloved wife of 59 years to Robert W. McNamara. Devoted mother of Robert K. and his wife Molly, John E. and his wife Lisa, all of Lexington, William F. and his wife Debra of Weston, Jeremiah T. and Mary Suzanne McNamara, both of Lexington, and the late Gregory R. and his surviving wife Mary of Marblehead. Loving grandmother of Katherine M., Kelley M., Amanda J., Robert W., II, Meghan E., Sarah A., Gregory R. Jr., Elizabeth A., John E., Jr., Edward V., Caroline H., William T., and William R. McNamara. Dear sister of Louise Collins of Longmeadow and the late Helen Colbert of Lynnfield. A graduate of Matignon High School in Cambridge, Mary earned her Bachelor's degree from Newton College of the Sacred Heart in 1959. Mary was very active in the community, in earlier years she drove for FISH, Friendly Independent Sympathetic Help organization, as a devoted member of Sacred Heart Parish she taught CCD for many years. She enjoyed playing tennis, golf, and especially bridge. Mary was a member of the Bass Rocks Golf Club in Gloucester, the Nashawtuc Country Club in Concord, and the Island Country Club in Marco Island, Florida, and served as a board member on the Woman's Golf Association of Massachusetts; but above all, she was devoted to her family. Funeral from the Douglass Funeral Home, 51 Worthen Rd., LEXINGTON, Thursday, August 29, at 10AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Brigid Church, Lexington, at 11AM. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Calling Hours Wednesday, from 4PM-8PM. Donations in her memory can be made to the Joslin Diabetes Center, One Joslin Pl., Boston, MA 02215 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at Interment Westview Cemetery, Lexington. Douglass Funeral Home


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To The Family: All The Fuerys send deepest condolences. She was the best. Truly great woman.

Bob and Molly,
Mark and I send our deepest condolences to you and your whole family. Know that your mother is resting in peace and with God.

Annamarie Genther and Mark A'Brial

She is in heaven with peace and happiness. We are sad for

you Bob and your wonderful family. We would like to do dinner with you

soon. She was loved and will be missed.

Much love and strength