Obituary of Mary P. 'Mae' (Mulrenan) Swymer

MARY "MAE" (MULRENAN) P. SWYMER- of Winchester, 89, Tuesday, November 28th. Beloved wife of the late Robert W. "Sonny" Swymer. Loving mother of Robert and wife Virginia of Woburn, Paul and wife Doreen of Billerica, William and partner Cathy of Woburn, Stephen and his wife Karen of Winchester and Patricia Edwards and husband James of Woburn. Cherished grandmother of 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. A Funeral will be held from the Lynch ~ Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on Saturday, December 2nd at 9am followed by her Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn at 10am. Interment in Wildwood Cemetery, Winchester. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend calling hours from 3-7 p.m. on Friday, December 1st. For directions or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.lynch-cantillon.com or Facebook under Lynch – Cantillon Funeral Home.

OBITUARY

Mary “Mae” P. (Mulrenan) Swymer, 89, a long-time resident of Wichester and formerly of Woburn, died peacefully Tuesday, November 28th at Woburn Nursing Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert W. "Sonny" Swymer, with whom she was married for 65 years.

Born and raised in Woburn, Mary was the daughter of the late Patrick and Anna (Flaherty) Mulrenan. She was educated in Woburn and a graduate of Woburn High School.

When Mae met and married the love of her life, Sonny, they made their home in Winchester where they raised their five children and have remained. Mae and Sonny were very active in the Winchester Community and very proud residents. Mae was a den leader for her sons Boy Scout Troop and also very active in the Immaculate Conception Church, where she was a longtime communicant. In more recent years, Mae volunteered with the Senior Housing Tenants Association and attended various activities.

For over 30 years, Mae served the Winchester Community proudly as a Crossing Guard. She will be remembered for always having a smile on her face and brightening up everyone’s day.

Mae was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed vacationing up at Hampton Beach in New Hampshire with family and friends and supporting them in all that they did and accomplished.

Mary is survived and will be deeply missed by her five children, Robert, and wife Virginia of Woburn, Paul, and wife Doreen of Billerica, William, and partner Cathy of Woburn, Stephen, and his wife Karen of Winchester and Patricia Edwards, and husband James of Woburn; nine cherished grandchildren, Billy, Jeff, Jessica, Melissa, Sarah, Patrick, Jimmy, Michael and Rachel; as well as 6 loving great-grandchildren, Brendan, Brianna, Avery, Connor, Asa and Oliver.

A Funeral will be held from the Lynch ~ Cantillon Funeral Home 263 Main Street, Woburn on Saturday, Dec. 2nd at 9am. Followed by her Funeral Mass at St. Charles Church at 10am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend calling hours from 3-7 p.m. on Friday, December 1st. Interment Wildwood Cemetery Winchester. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in her name to the Alzheimers Association 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472. To leave an online condolence, story or message please visit www.lynch-cantillon.com or find us on Facebook under Lynch-Cantillon.