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Sheila R. (Maguire) Kiff

February 17, 1959 ~ August 7, 2019 (age 60)


Sheila R. (Maguire) Kiff, age 60, passed away at the Milford Regional Hospital, Wednesday, August 7, 2019.  Born in Norwood, Massachusetts on February 17, 1959, she was the daughter of the late George F. and Lucille A. “Sally”(Mailliot) Maguire.  Raised in Walpole, she attended Walpole High School where she played softball and graduated the class of 1977.  After graduation, she attended University of New Hampshire for Horticulture but moved home to help care for her father. 
Sheila went to work for the Town of Wrentham in the Town Clerk’s Office then later moved to the Police department as a 911 dispatcher and matron for 14 years. She raised her family in Cumberland, RI as a homemaker, but once her children were grown, she went back to work for Cumberland Farms as an Assistant Manager in Slatersville, RI.  Sheila spent time helping at the Angel Memorial Animal Hospital as an Animal Rehabilitor at which she excelled. She loved all animals. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, was a member of the Audubon Society and enjoyed all things outdoors.  She worked with special needs children both in school and on the weekends in her home. Above all else, Sheila loved her children, and she will be remembered as a kind a loving woman.
Loving mother of Andrew C. Kiff, David P. Kiff and Emily A. Kiff all of Cumberland, RI.
Devoted sister of Annette L. Burns of Rockport and the late Jacqueline Maguire and Michael Maguire. 
Also survived by many nieces and nephews. 

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend Sheila's Life Celebration on Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 2:00 to 6:00PM, and on Monday morning from 9:00 to 9:30AM in the James H. Delaney & Son Funeral Home, 48 Common Street, Walpole. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Blessed Sacrament Church, 10 Diamond St. Walpole on Monday at 10:00AM. Interment will follow in Saint Francis Cemetery, Walpole.  Memorial donations may be made in Sheila’s memory to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284.

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August 11, 2019

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
James H. Delaney & Son Funeral Home
48 Common Street
Walpole, MA 02081

Mass of Christian Burial
August 12, 2019

10:00 AM
Blessed Sacrament Church (Walpole)

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