Laughlin, Mary E. (Galligan) In Newton on Mar 6, 2014, formerly of Winchester and a longtime summer resident of Kennebunk Beach ME. Beloved wife of the late Leo L. Laughlin, former Special Agent in charge of New England and other field offices of the FBI and former Commissioner of Public Safety for the Comm. of Ma under Gov. John Volpe. Loving mother of Leo L. Jr. and his wife Elizabeth of Bradenton, FL, Mary E. Hayden and her late husband Donald of Columbia SC, Laurie E. McCarthy and her husband William A. of Newton, Kelly Burkett and her husband Bill of Watertown and Mark D. and his wife Mia of Laurel MD. She is also survived by 21 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren. Her funeral will be from the Eaton & Mackay Funeral Home 465 Centre St. Newton on Mon Mar 10 at 11 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady Help of Christians Church at 12 Noon. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are Sun 4-7 PM. interment Private. In lieu of flowers, a donation, in memory of Mary, to the Dana Farber Cancer Center P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 (danafarber.org/donate
) or National M.S. Society of America, 706 Haddonfield Rd. Cherry Hill, NJ 08002 (nationalmssociety.org/donate
) would be appreciated. For directions or to share a memory of Mary, please visit www.eatonandmackay.com
Eaton & Mackay Funeral Home Newton Corner 617-244-2034
Published by Boston Globe from Mar. 6 to Mar. 9, 2014.