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HAVERILL - Marie E. (Donovan) Daly, 92, wife of the late Daniel S. Daly, passed away January 26, 2018, at Hannah Duston Nursing Home in Haverhill, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Haverhill, she was the daughter of the late John and Rose (Walker) Donovan. Raised and educated in Haverhill, she received her elementary education at St. Michael's School in Hudson, and junior high, at Morey Junior High School, in Lowell. Marie then attended St. James High School, and was a graduate of Haverhill High School, class of 1942. She went on to attend McIntosh Business School in Lawrence. Marie was a Girl Scout while living in Hudson and Lowell. She was employed by attorneys in Haverhill, Boston, and Washington, D.C., and worked at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. during World War II. While in Washington, she volunteered for the Red Cross, and was a nurse's aide. Marie also worked at Whittier Vocational Tech High School, and retired from there in 1976. She was a member of St. James Sodality, and was a Notary Public. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Marie is survived by her loving children, William J. "Will" Daly, of Haverhill, Daniel S. Daly Jr., and his wife, Cheryl, of Groveland, John F. Daly, of Naples, Fla, Colleen M. Daly of Calif.; two granddaughters, Veronica Daly, and Christine Simard, and her husband, Christopher; great-grandson, Chase Simard; sisters, Irma Maggio, of Torrance, Calif., Clare Noury, of Newton, N.H., Marcia D'Entremont, of Gray, Maine; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her sisters, Rose Hedglin, Helen LaRiviere, and Joan Morin; a brother, Martin Donovan.
Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Tuesday, January 30, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. Funeral services will begin Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. from the funeral home with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at St. John the Baptist Church, 110 Lincoln Avenue, Haverhill. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Salem Street, Bradford. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook, or www.comeaufuneral.com.
Published on January 28, 2018
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