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“I am so very sorry for your loss, Kathy and Jane. Your Mom was a wonderful woman. Some of my happiest memories from my teen years were spent in the...Read More »
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“Tuck and my husband, Paul, who were first cousins were quite close growing up and as young adults. I have many memories of Tucky and George visiting...Read More »
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“Jeff and I are so sorry for your loss. It's evident that her "hobby" of family is instilled in her daughters and grandchildren. You will keep her...Read More »
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“We will miss the wonderful and caring ways - a great neighbor and friend ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Camille, Darrell,and Elizabeth Hendsbee - MA

“So very sorry for the loss of your mother Kathy. May you know my thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Kim Doheny - Marlborough, MA

“I am so sorry to hear of the loss of ms Finfrock. May the family keep the wonderful memories of joyful times the family shared together close to the...Read More »
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“We are so sorry to hear of Jean's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Robin & Nick ”
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Waltham – Mrs. Jean G. (Meegan) Finfrock, of Waltham, formerly of Natick and Belmont, died on Friday, August 10, 2018 at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. She was 86.

Born on May 1, 1932 in Boston she was the daughter of the late Albert and Irene (Casey) Meegan. Raised and educated in Waltham she was a graduate of Waltham High School. She then graduated from Regis College. Professionally she enjoyed a long career with Liberty Mutual Insurance where she was a supervisor in its sales division.

On her 22nd birthday she would receive the first of three gifts that would change her life. She married George E. Finfrock on May 1, 1954 at Saint Jude's Church in Waltham. Prior to his passing in 2002, George and Jean loved to travel together. The other two gifts were the birth of her daughters. For Jean, her hobby really was family. Not only spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, but also learning about the lineage of her parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents. She enjoyed genealogy, researching on the computer and documenting her findings in beautifully designed scrapbooks. Early years of marriage were in Belmont before a move to Natick to raise their daughters and eventually a return home to her native Waltham.

She leaves her two daughters, Katherine MacKenzie and her husband Stephen, and Jane Osborn and her husband Bruce, both of Natick; her two grandchildren, Michelle (MacKenzie) Mathews and her husband, Timothy, of Longmont, CO, and Elizabeth (Osborn) Smith and her husband, Anthony, of Natick, and two great-grandchildren, Rhys Mathews and Johnathan Smith.; also survived by nieces & nephews.

Family and friends will honor and remember Jean's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Thursday, August 16th from 4 to 8 p.m. and again at 8:00 a.m. on Friday morning before leaving in procession to Saint Jude Church, 147 Main Street, Waltham where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham.

Memorials in her name may be made to Saint Jude Church, 147 Main Street, Waltham, MA 02453.