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Mary E. (Beck) Doherty

August 28, 1927 — February 20, 2023

Dorchester

Mary E. (Beck) Doherty

Of Dorchester, died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on February 20, 2023 at the age of 95 years.

Wife of the late William J. Doherty.

Longtime companion of the late Patrick Doherty.

Loving mother of Arlene F. and her husband John W. Salter of Dorchester, Kathleen M. Hanley and her husband Marvin Wescott of Dorchester, Mary E. Doherty and her fiancé David Reynolds of Dorchester, Deborah A. Doherty of Braintree, and the late William J. Doherty and John J. “Oscar” Doherty.

Mother-in-law of Jean Doherty of Dorchester and Susan Doherty of New Hampshire.

Sister of Margaret O’Halloran of Charlestown and Edith Brown of Revere.

Mary is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and the late John J. Doherty-Carter, 2 great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor and remember Mary’s life by gathering for visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Ave., DORCHESTER, on Sunday, February 26, 2023 from 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Gregory Church, 2223 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, on Monday morning, February 27th at 10:00 A.M.

Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury.

Mary was a retired clerk for the U.S. Postal Service for 30 years. She enjoyed playing Bingo and spending time with her family and old friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary's memory may be made to The Pan Mass Challenge using the following link, https://donate.pmc.org/TR0179.

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Visiting Hours

Sunday, February 26, 2023

2:00 - 5:00 pm

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Funeral Mass

Monday, February 27, 2023

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Burial

Monday, February 27, 2023

Starts at 11:30 am

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