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Mary Shanahan Makem
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Birth: Mar. 22, 1942
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 8, 2001
Dover
Strafford County
New Hampshire, USA

Mary Makem was born in Chicago, the daughter of Patrick and Catherine Shanahan. She graduated from St. Mel's school in Chicago. Her husband of 37 years was Irish folk singer Tommy Makem and Mary managed the offices of their business, Bard Enterprises, for 13 years. She was active at St. Mary's Academy when her children attended there. She was the athletic dirctor and a member of the school board. She volunteered at St. Thomas Aquinas High School. She was known as a humanitarian and participant in many community activities. For 10 years, she ran the George Grenier Memorial Fund annual concert, which benefited Dover, NH firefighters. She is survived by her husband, Tommy Maker, daughter Katie Makem, sons Shane, Conor and Rory Makem, and granddaughter Molly Dickerman. Mass of Christan Burial was celebrated on February 13, 2001 at St. Mary's Church in Dover, NH. 
 
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  Tommy Makem (1932 - 2007)
 
Note: Thank you to Alice Vosburg for providing photos and biographical information.
 
Burial:
New Saint Mary Cemetery
Dover
Strafford County
New Hampshire, USA
 
Created by: sid
Record added: Jun 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37927016
Mary <i>Shanahan</i> Makem
Added by: Alice & Franklyn Vosburg
 
Mary <i>Shanahan</i> Makem
Added by: Alice & Franklyn Vosburg
 
Mary <i>Shanahan</i> Makem
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Added by: Todd Johnson
 
 
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May ye find rest with your husband Mary.
- Franklin
 Added: Jun. 2, 2013
R.I.P.
- D.P.E.
 Added: Dec. 7, 2011

- tup tim
 Added: Aug. 1, 2010
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