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Mary A. (Broderick) Gillespie

Mary A. (Broderick) Gillespie
  • June 15, 1929 - February 17, 2020
  • Framingham, Massachusetts

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“Oh my Anne and Jay .just seeing this now. Mary was a wonderful woman my heartfelt condolences ”
1 of 18 | Posted by: Keith McNally - Springfield, MA

“Uncle Eddie, Anne, Kathy,Ger and your extended family, so sorry to hear of Aunty Mary's passing. She was a true lady, kind and generous. She has...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Joan Kelly - Family

“Already sent my condolences in another place on this website. JCP ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: JoanneCarol Paolini - Waltham, MA, MA

“UNCLE Eddie sorry to hear of Marys passing thinking of u all in our prayers ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Michael Josephine and family Gillespie

“We are so sorry we can't be there with you all! Know that we are thinking about you and sending you our deepest sympathy. Carol and Buzz ”
5 of 18 | Posted by: Carol Grann - Ashland, MA

“Dear Uncle Eddie, Anne,Gerry, Kathy and all the extended family heartfelt sympathies from us here at the head of the bank on Mary's passing may she...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Paddy + Linda Gillespie - Family

“Dear Uncle Eddie and familyWe are remembering Mary as a lovely, kind, gentle lady.You are all in our thoughts and prayers. God blessMary & Joe Mc...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Mary Mc Loughlin - Manorhamilton

“Dear Uncle Eddie and familyWe are remembering Mary as a lovely, kind, gentle lady.You are all in our thoughts and prayers. God bless ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Mary Mc Loughlin - Manorhamilton

“Sorry to hear of Marys passing .. a gentle kind lady from Sean & Nuala Gillespie & family Pettigo &Cashel Rosnowlagh RIP ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Sean Gillespie - Family

“To: Eddie Gillespie and Family, Our deepest sympathy on the death of you Dear Wife Mary and Mother, our thoughts and...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Ed and family so sorry to learn of Mary's passing. She was a true Galway Girl. Phillis and Liam just called from Ballyshannon they are also so sorry...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Patricia Brooks - Canton, MA

“Deepest Sympathy from Philomena Kilkenny (Gillespie) and family. ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Philomena Kilkenny

“I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all... ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Pat Dagle - Brooklyn, NY - Family

“Deepest sympathy from Geraldine, Gerard and Lindsey Gordon. Cashel. ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Geraldine Gordon

“Condolence from Mary Ellen and Tim Dineen (Florida) ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Maryellen DINEEN - Bradenton, FL

“Auntie mary you will be missed a lot god bless uncle Eddie and family god bless ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Peg ( Harold) Ashwell - NJ

Rest In Peace Aunt Mary
17 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Mary was a wonderful sweet lady! She was a great seamstress and I always took my clothes to her even when she moved to Framingham! RIP Mary ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Carol Smith - Friend


Framingham – Mrs. Mary A. (Broderick) Gillespie, of Framingham, formerly of Waltham, died Monday, February 17, 2020 in Waterview Lodge, Ashland. She was 90 years old.

Mary was born in Galway, Ireland on June 15, 1929, a daughter of the late Martin and Mary (Monahan) Broderick. She immigrated to the United States in 1953, settling in Waltham where she lived before moving to Framingham twenty-two years ago.

For years she worked as a talented seamstress and was relied upon by generations of family, friends and customers to fix, make, hem and alter outfits for every occasion. She and her husband Ed also spent many happy weekend evenings dancing. Mary's greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her beloved husband, Edward Gillespie; her children, Ann M. Filippone (Jay) of Ashland, Kathy C. Pierce (Colin) of Shrewsbury and Jerry Gillespie (Sarah) of Sutton; her grandchildren, Kelli, Katelyn, Anneka and Aileen Gillsepie and Declan and Sloane Pierce; her brother, Bro. Seamus Broderick of Co. Galway and many nieces, nephews and their families.

Mary was also a sister of the late Kathleen Daly, Thomas, John, Martin and Michael Broderick.

Family and friends will honor and remember Mary's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham, on Wednesday, February 19th from 4 to 8 p.m. and again at 10 a.m. on Thursday morning before leaving in procession to Saint Mary's Church, 133 School Street, Waltham, where her Funeral Mass will celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452.