Mary E. Mochen
Sweeney Brothers Home For Funerals Inc
1 Independence Ave
Quincy, MA
Mary E. (Koen) Mochen, age 77, of Pembroke, formerly of Braintree, fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, passed away, peacefully, Friday, September 3, 2021, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her loving family. Mary was born in Cambridge, to the late Edward V. and Elizabeth V. (Olson) Koen. Raised and educated in Braintree, Mary was a graduate of Archbishop Williams High School, class of 1961. She was also a graduate of Saint Elizabeth's Hospital School of Nursing in 1964. She lived in Pembroke for five years, previously in Laconia, N.H. for fifteen years, and earlier in Braintree for most of her life. She was employed as a registered nurse for many years and worked at the Carney Hospital and later at Milton Hospital. Mary's faith permeated all aspects of her life, but most notably her family life. Her greatest joy was being a wife, mother, and grandmother. She was devoted to her friends and family, and was especially proud of her cherished grandchildren and great grandson, supporting all their many activities and accomplishments. Beloved wife for fifty-six years of Kevin J. Mochen, Chief of Operations, Boston Fire Department, Retired. Devoted mother of Kevin J. Mochen, Jr. and his wife Margaret of Ind., Patricia A. Mochen of Pembroke, Kathleen Mochen Petrie of Norwell, Ann Marie Mochen of VA, Thomas M. Mochen and his wife Robin of Norwell, Elizabeth C. Rolwes and her husband Lawrence of VA, and Daniel P. Mochen, Cmdr, U.S.C.G. and his wife Laura of VA. Loving grandmother of twenty-three grandchildren and one great grandson. One of seven siblings, Mary was the dear sister of Edward V. Koen of Calif. and Elaine R. Houde of Norwell, and was predeceased by Steven, William, Terrence, and infant Daniel Koen. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Wednesday, September 8, from 3 | 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint Francis of Assisi Church, 856 Washington Street, Braintree, on Thursday, September 9, at 10 a.m. Interment at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne will take place on Friday, September 10, at 9:45 a.m. For those who wish, donations in Marys memory may be made to the Charitable Association of the Boston Fire Department, 115 Southampton Street, Roxbury, MA 02118 or the Arnold Hall Association, P.O. Box 528, N. Pembroke, MA 02358. You are invited to visit or call 617-472-6344.
Published by The Patriot Ledger on Sep. 7, 2021.
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1 Independence Ave, Quincy, MA
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Saint Francis of Assisi Church
856 Washington St., Braintree, MA
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Bourne , MA
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Miss you. My. Mar love you so much pray for you never for get you my beautiful friend
October 10, 2021
Mary miss you so much you been real good friend of mine all this years love you so much god be with you
Maryann passalacqua
September 19, 2021
Could I please the girls addresses so I can keep in touch them mom would love that looking down on us. And smile has a pretty smile good heart
September 12, 2021
Rest In Peace, dear Mary. Kevin, may you and your family be comforted by the wonderful memories you have shared. Deepest condolences to the Mochen Family.
Peggie Pearlstein
September 7, 2021
Donald Uva and Family
September 7, 2021
Kevin and family, we are very, very sorry for your loss.
Ann & Dan Flaherty
September 6, 2021
My deepest condolences to the entire mochen family. Mary's beautiful devotion to the Holy Mother Church is something that is truly unforgettable. I knew Mary from St. Joseph church in Hanson. Such a beautiful person. May she rest in peace.
Aidan Keene
September 6, 2021
Very sorry for your loss Chief. May she rest in peace. Gerry Mahoney
Gerard Mahoney
September 5, 2021
Kevin and Family, Please accept our deepest sympathy on the loss of your dear Mary.
Ken O'Donnell
September 5, 2021
So sorry to hear about Mary's passing My thoughts and prayers to Kevin and his family.
James Hardy
September 4, 2021
Our prayers go out to the Mochen family, we are so sorry for your loss. Nana was an incredible woman
Jessica Kane Worley & Family
September 4, 2021
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