Obituaries 03-23-2022

Mary Elizabeth Leahy

Retired Nurse

Mary Elizabeth “Betty” (Mahoney) Leahy of Everett peacefully entered eternal rest on Friday, March 18 in the Katzman Family Center for Living in Chelsea.  She was 96 years old. 

Born in Reading, Betty was a lifelong resident of Everett. She was a graduate of the Shepard-Gill School of Nursing at the Massachusetts General Hospital. 

The loving daughter of the late Frances (Meuse) and John Mahoney, she was the beloved wife of the late Edward Leahy who passed away in 1986; dear and devoted mother of Patricia Puccetti of Jacksonville, FL and Cindy Leahy of Everett; sister of Natalie Stoddard of Goffstown, NH; dear aunt of Lois Black and Jane Maines; loving and devoted grandmother of Tiffany Leahy, Kristen Finos, Edward Leahy, Christopher DeeWaard and Tanya Hart and great-grandmother of Steven, Boston and Angelina Ravisi and Brendan and Jayme Hart.

A special thank you to Mark Mayo, fiance of Tiffany, who stood by us in our time of need with his loving care and attention to Betty.  Also, our heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Katzman Family Center for living for the loving care provided to Betty. 

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Betty’s visiting hours in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home,  65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett, today, Wednesday, March 23 from 4 to 7 p.m.  Her funeral will be from the funeral home on Thursday at 9 a.m.  followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 487 Broadway, Everett at 10 a.m.  Interment will be private. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Betty’s memory to MSPCA, 350 S. Huntington Ave., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 would be sincerely appreciated.  Parking with attendants on duty.

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