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Mary T. Devine

December 25, 1926 — July 15, 2020

Mary T. Devine, age 93, passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 in the Charlwell House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Norwood, Massachusetts. Born in Brookline, Massachusetts on December 25, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Mary (Culkeen) Lenane.  She was raised in Allston and graduated from Brighton High School with the Class of 1944.  Following her graduation, Mary took a postion with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, working as a secretary in the Department of Education.

Mary married her beloved husband, Joseph F. Devine, on October 20, 1956 in Saint Anthony's Church in Allston. Together, they made their home in Brighton, where Mary took on the role of a homemaker, raising and caring for her young family.

Throughout her life, Mary enjoyed baking wonderful treats for her family and friends to enjoy.  She also enjoyed some quiet time working with her knitting needles.  She was a devoted Boston sports fan, following the Red Sox, Bruins, and Boston College sports programs.  Most of all, she loved being surrounded by her family, especially her grandchildren.

Beloved wife of the late Joseph F. Devine.
Loving mother of Sheila Peterson and her husband, James, of Franklin and Michael Devine and his wife, Karen, of Braintree.
Cherished grandmother of Eric Peterson of Franklin, Kyle Peterson of Cambridge, Sean Devine, Patrick Devine, and Kevin Devine all of Braintree.
Sister of Helen Ambrose of Hanson, the late John Lenane, the late Paul Lenane, and the late Thomas Lenane.
Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend Mary's Mass of Christian Burial that will be celebrated in Saint Columbkille Church, 321, Market Street, Brighton on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 10:30 AM.  Interment will follow in New Calvary Cemetery in Mattapan.  Visiting hours are respectfully omitted at the request of Mary's family.  Arrangements by James H. Delaney & Son Funeral Home, Walpole.

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