Sheila M. (OLeary) Gately of Norwell, passed away August 17, 2012. She was 70 years old. Born in Weymouth, Sheila has lived in Norwell for the last 45 years. She worked as an x-ray technician for 35 years at various locations including Milton Hospital and most recently Caritas Medical Center in Hanson. She enjoyed bowling and was an avid sports fan and bridge player. Sheila was outgoing and had a strong personality that blessed her with many great friends and a wonderful family. She will be sadly missed. Beloved wife of 44 years to the late Robert E. Gately. Devoted mother of Stephen Gately and his wife Jennifer of Dighton, Michelle Dutcher and her husband Peter of East Bridgewater and Mark Gately of Sharon. Cherished grandmother of Dylan, Devin, Joey and Rachel. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Tuesday 4 - 8 p.m. in the McDonald Funeral Home, South Weymouth at 809 Main Street (Rte 18 opp. So. Shore Hosp.) Relatives and friends will gather in the funeral home at 9 a.m. Wednesday prior to the Funeral Mass in St. Helens Church, Norwell at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be private. Donations in memory of Sheila may be made to a charity of your choice
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