Mary E. (Looney) MacDonald

September 16, 2002

MacDonald, Mary E. (Looney) – of Winchester, Sept. 16th, beloved wife of the late Augustine W. MacDonald. Devoted mother of A. William MacDonald, Jr. of Winchester and Mary A. Connelly of Woburn. Sister of the late Frances Foley. Also survived by 6 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Thursday, September 19th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Calling hours Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Interment in Wildwood Cemetery, Winchester.

OBITUARY:

Mary E. MacDonald, a longtime resident of Winchester, passed away early Monday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford following an illness of several months. The wife of the late Augustine W. MacDonald, who died in 1976, she was eighty-six years of age.

Born in Woburn, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Mary E. (Hearn) Looney. She attended Woburn schools and graduated from Woburn High School. She had made her home in Winchester for over sixty-five years.

Her family was most important to her, and she was content being at home and caring for them, particularly her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In recent years she was involved with the Jenks Senior Center in Winchester.

In addition to her husband Augustine, she was preceded in death by her sister, Frances Foley.

Surviving are a son, A. William MacDonald, Jr. of Winchester and a daughter, Mary A. Connelly of Woburn. She was also the beloved grandmother of six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Thursday, September 19th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Interment will be in Wildwood Cemetery, Winchester.

Calling hours at the funeral home will be on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

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