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Mary  A. (Minwegen) McManama

Mary A. (Minwegen) McManama
  • November 1, 1938 - November 28, 2020
  • Waltham, Massachusetts

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“The MacManama brothers, So sorry for the loss of your beautiful mother (Mush). I grew up on Summer Street and babysat for Alfred a few times! I had...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Janice (Mahoney) LOVIE

“Neil and family, our thoughts are with you. So sorry for your loss ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Keith and Kelley NacKinnon - SC

“I met your mother while working at the Waltham VNA. She was a board member when I met her. I always enjoyed her sense of humor. We enjoyed various...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Maureen Malloy - Gloucester, MA

“Al,We were so sorry to hear that your mother passed. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this very difficult time. Deepest Sympathies,...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Dyvall Carr - TAUNTON, MA

“Al,So sorry to hear about your mother's passing. She was a wonderful and caring lady. So sorry I can't be there in person, but know that I share in...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Tom Coxall - Waltham, MA - Friend

“A very mice person, helpful in St. Mary's parish. My condolences and prayers to her family and friends. Glod bless her. ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Wendell Verrill - Hingham, MA

“I am truly sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my heart and mind. Sincere condolences.Deepest regrets,Sandra Salazar ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Sandra Salazar - Boston, MA

“Hi Al,My heart felt condolence to you and all your family members too. May good bless her soul and give you the strength to cherish her memories...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Yosief Woldegiorgis - Boston, MA

“Sad news--we were good friends from the Middlesex Registry of deeds--Mush and I were part of a daily lunch crew--many laughs--my condolences to Al...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: bill murdock Murdock - nobleboro, ME

“Our deepest sympathies to Al and the entire McManama family. Love, Melvin and Kristin Garcia ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Kristin Garcia - Boston, MA

“My Condolences to the McManama family. I loved our conversations and will miss her very much. Fly high Mush! ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Kathi Pruett - Chicago, IL

“My sincere sympathy to Al, Bill ad Neil. Remembering many happy days with your Mother. Glad she is at peace. ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Nancy Fitzgerald - Framingham, MA

“TO MARY'S BOYSSincere sympathy for the loss of your mother. She was a strong, smart, witty lady who I enjoyed knowing. Mary had a strong faith so be...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: RUTH GATELY - WALTHAM, MA

“Neil -I am greatly saddened for you and your family at the passing of your mother. Losing a parent is always difficult. May you and your family...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Jennifer Starks - Washington, DC

“Bill, Al and Neil and family, So sorry to hear this news. Your mom was a wonderful person and shall be missed. Sending all of you lots of love! Vicky ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Vicky Waldron Vye - Evanston, IL

Mrs. Mary A. (Minwegen) McManama, of Waltham, died Saturday, November 28, 2020 in Maristhill Nursing Home after an illness. She was 82.

Mary was born on November 1, 1938 in Evanston, Illinois a daughter of the late Roger P. and Alice Marie (Donovan) Minwegen. Raised in Illinois she was a graduate of Saint Scholastica Academy in Chicago and earned her Bachelor's degree from Mundelein College. She moved to Massachusetts, settling in Waltham in 1962.

Mrs. McManama worked as a self-employed title examiner for various law offices in Waltham and Boston.

Mary loved time in Pocasset on Cape Cod, train rides, the New York Times Crossword, a good book and remained faithful to her native Chicago Cubs.

She leaves her sons, William M. McManama of Norfolk, Virginia, Alfred R. 'Al' McManama of Waltham and Neil F. McManama of Spotsylvania, Virginia; her grandchildren, Erin and Amy McManama and Nia and Allison McManama.

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 Thursday, December 3rd from 4 to 7 p.m. She will be laid to rest privately at Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105.