SAMPSON, Mary C. Passed away in her sleep on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at Sunrise in Lynnfield. She was 93 years old. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph E. Sampson. Daughter of the late Water Pate and the late Katherine (Floyd); the sister of the late Walter Pate, Jr.; the sister-in-law of the late Mary Berrette; and the stepmother of the late Michael Sampson.
She leaves to mourn her stepsons Curtis and Stephen Sampson; as well as her daughter-in-law and best friend, Christine Devanna-Rodakis; grandchildren, Valerie, Jason, Michael John, and Thomas; great-grandchildren, Robert, Angel, Jayden, and Isabella. Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and family from Canada.
Mary was born in Baltimore and raised in Canada where she worked as a teacher and nurse in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, Canada and was administrator of Sacred Hearts Hospital in Canada. She worked at Malden Hospital for 21 years in the nursing profession as an administrator. She was a member of the Daughters of Jesus for several years and was also a longtime resident of Malden. Her kind soul, kindred spirit and majestic smile will be missed by her family and friends here and in Canada.
Visitation will be held in Boston Cremation, 287 Main St., MALDEN on Friday, September 3, 2021 from 8:45am to 9:45am. A Funeral Mass will follow in St. Joseph's Church, 770 Salem St., Malden at 10am. Burial in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody, where she will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband, Joseph.
Published by Boston Globe from Aug. 31 to Sep. 1, 2021.