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Mary Anne (Sullivan) Pugsley

June 8, 1942 — March 12, 2024

Dorchester, MA

Mrs. Mary Anne (Sullivan) Pugsley, of Dorchester, died March 12, 2024. She was 81.

Beloved wife of the late Richard W. Pugsley, Sr. Loving mother of Marianne and her husband, Vincent Pastore of Reading, Andrea and her husband, Kevin Lema of Duxbury, Richard W. Pugsley Jr. and his wife, Donna of Pembroke, Jennifer and her husband, Edward McDonald of Kingston, Sean and his wife, Jennifer Pugsley of Dorchester, and the late baby Richard W. Pugsley Jr.; sister of Martin “Joe” Sullivan of Dorchester; sister-in-law of Dorothy Miller of Abington, and the late Arthur Pugsley, Deacon Stanley Pugsley, Ernest Pugsley, Robert Pugsley, Charles Pugsley and John Pugsley; devoted “Grammie” of Olivia, Kevin, Sean, Nora, Ricky, Aidan, Thomas, Emily, Michael, Molly, Mary, Marty, Michaela, Kyle, Nolan, Sean, Maeve, and Brendan; great-grandmother of Mason, Myles and Lyla Mei.

Mary Anne is also survived by many members of the Ward Family who opened up their hearts and home to her almost 80 years ago.

Mary Anne was a retired para-professional with the Boston Public Schools for 30 years. Her entire life was centered around family and she especially enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s games and events.

Family and friends will honor and remember Mary Anne’s life by gathering for a Funeral Mass in St. Margaret Church of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, 800 Columbia Road, Dorchester, on Friday, March 22, 2024 at 10:00A.M. Burial will follow immediately in New Calvary Cemetery, Roslindale.

In lieu of flowers, donations in MaryAnne’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Mass

Friday, March 22, 2024

Starts at 10:00 am

Saint Teresa of Calcutta Church (formerly St. Margaret)

800 Columbia Rd, Boston, MA 02125

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Friday, March 22, 2024

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