Mary Jane  Praiano
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Haverhill - Mary Jane (Goodwin) Praiano, 74, of Haverhill, passed away peacefully, Saturday, February 15, 2020, at High Pointe House in Haverhill, Mass. Mary Jane was born in Haverhill, Mass., September 4, 1945, the daughter of the late James H. Goodwin Sr. and Joyce (Hayes) Goodwin.
She was raised in Haverhill and was a graduate of Haverhill High School. Mary Jane spent her later years in Exeter, N.H., where she enjoyed doing arts and crafts in her home. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Mary Jane is survived by her loving daughter, Mara J. Praiano of Haverhill; brother, James H. Goodwin Jr. and wife, Gale of East Kingston, N.H.; sister Jeanne H. Hayward and husband, Charles of Exeter, N.H.; and daughter-in-law, Mary Jane Prainao of Haverhill. She also leaves behind two grandchildren, Michael J. Praiano and Hannah Praiano West and husband, Michael; three great-grandchildren, Colin, Mason and Fiona West; niece, Jennifer DeAlmeida and nephew, Todd J. Goodwin. Mary Jane was predeceased by her son, Barry R. Praiano Jr. and her nephew, Eric D. Goodwin.

Services are private and are in the care of The Grondin-Carnevale Funeral Home, 129 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill, MA 01830. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly request that donations in Mary Jane's memory be made to The American Lung Association by visiting For online condolences please visit
Published on February 17, 2020


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Maria Euele Hayden
Feb 18, 2020
Dear Mara and family,
So very sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom.
Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.