|Death: ||Aug. 1, 2012|
Mary E. Marie (Smith) Barry, 85, of Rockland, died at her home Aug. 1, 2012, surrounded by her family and cared for by the Hospice of the South Shore. She was born in Arisaig, Nova Scotia, daughter of the late Angus and Catherine (MacDonald) Smith and was raised and educated there. She attended Normal School after high school to attain her teachers certification and taught for the local schools before moving to the United States in 1949. For 15 years, Mary had been employed at Pneumatic Scale Co. in Quincy. Her most celebrated work was that of being a wife, mother and grandmother. Renowned for her baking skills, she treated family and friends to many delights of her making. An avid and proficient bowler, she participated in the Tuesday League at Timberlanes in Abington. Mrs. Barry had also been an active communicant of Holy Family Church in Rockland serving as a Eucharistic Minister and formerly a member of the Mothers Club. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, John F. Barry; and her children, Karen M. Barry of Rockland, Charles E. Barry of Wrentham, and Ann M. Barry of Mansfield, Joanne M. Daley of Plymouth, Thomas J. Barry of N. Attleboro and Daniel J. Barry of Plymouth. She was the sister of John A. Smith of Nova Scotia; and the grandmother of Kathryn Barry, Matthew Daley, Andrew Barry, Trevor Barry, Skyler Barry, Lucas Barry, Dylan Barry, Riley Barry and Marco Barry-Welt. The Barry family welcomes friends and loved ones to celebrate her life Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. in the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union St., Rockland. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012 at 9 a.m. in Holy Family Church. Burial will follow in Holy Family Cemetery. Donations in her name may be made to Hospice of the South Shore, 30 Reservoir Park Dr., Rockland, MA 02370. For directions or to share a memory on Marys Tributes page, visit www.magounbiggins.com.
Published in The Patriot Ledger on August 2, 2012
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Created by: Carol Bestick
Record added: Aug 02, 2012
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