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Mary H. (Mcnamara) Cook

d. November 29, 2023

Mary H. (Mcnamara) Cook

Mary H. (McNamara) Cook, of Weymouth, formerly of Quincy and Dorchester, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, November 29, 2023. She was 90.

Mary was born in Boston on October 7, 1933, and was the daughter of the late Aloysius T. and Margaret (Mahoney) McNamara. She was raised in Dorchester and attended local schools.

In addition to raising her family, Mary held many positions throughout her life. She was a teacher’s aide in Boston for nine years, the parish secretary for St. Ambrose for five years, and a volunteer for the Foster Grandparent Program in Quincy.

Mary was the beloved wife of the late Charles E. Cook, who died in 1983. She was the devoted mother of Kevin C. Cook and his wife Terri of Pennsylvania, Stephen G. Cook of Quincy, Marybeth Moriarty and her husband James of Braintree, and Denise Olesen of Plainville and her former husband John Olesen of Andover. Mary was the loving grandmother of Stephanie, Meghan, Shane, Erin, Katie, Ashley and Samantha. She was the loving great grandmother of Leo, Molly, Coralie, and Lennon. Mary was the dear sister of Thomas A. McNamara and his wife Maureen of Quincy, Helene P. McNamara of Milton, Francis X. McNamara of Weymouth, the late Marjorie A. Campbell and sister-in-law of David S. Cook of Litchfield, NH.  She is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to greet the family during the visiting hours on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, 4-8 PM in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., QUINCY.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held in the funeral home at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, December 6, 2023, prior to the Funeral Mass at Divine Mercy Parish in St. Ann’s Church, Quincy at 10:30 AM.

Services will conclude with interment at Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne at 1:15 PM.

DUE TO FLORAL RESTRICTIONS: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent in Mary’s name to Father Bill’s Place, Development Office, 422 Washington St., Quincy, MA 02169.

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Visiting Hours

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Celebration of Life Service

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Starts at 9:30 am (Eastern time)

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Funeral Mass

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Divine Mercy Parish in St. Ann's Church

, Quincy, MA 02170

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