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“My deepest sympathy for your loss. There are no words that can ease the pain of losing someone so beloved. May you find comfort and peace in knowing...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Patricia Chavis - SC

“Marylou Kiley Schromm , a strong spirit passes.Never underestimate the power of a cousin.A smile from Marylou vanquished all troubles. She would...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Suzanne Kiley DeChillo - Ossining, NY

“I'll always cherish my childhood growing up in the Schromm household. Marylou always welcomed me with open arms and lots of advice:). She will always...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Maria Montuori - Winchester, MA

“We are all so sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: The Jordan's Waltham, Massachusetts - MA

“Please accept our condolences for your loss. May you continue to find comfort during this time of grief. Ezekiel 18:32 ”
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Winchester – Mrs. Mary J. (Kiley) Schromm died at home on Saturday, February 2, 2019 after an illness. She was 84.

Mary was born March 25, 1934 in Newton, a daughter of the late Francis and Loretta (Welch) Kiley. Raised in Newton she graduated from St. Bernard's High School in West Newton. Her work in sales at Unitrode Corp. afforded her an opportunity to meet William A. Schromm. They later married on April 17, 1975 in Winchester where they have been residents for over 40 years. She had also worked at Alpha Industries in Woburn and ETC Corp. in Waltham.

She loved her home and was most happy when family was gathered for one of her signature meals…especially on Sunday's. "Mamie" as everyone called her, adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mary is predeceased by her son, Stephen Schromm and granddaughter, Michelle Robichaud and brothers, Francis and William Kiley.

In addition to her husband of 44 years Bill, she leaves her children, Donna L. Robichaud of Wayland, Catherine E. Zatoonian (Anthony) of Waltham, William A. Schromm (Peggy) of Chandler, Arizona, Michael J. Schromm (Teresa) of Sanford, Florida, Laura E. Schromm of Wakefield, Martha E. Kowalski (Kenneth) of Mesa, Arizona; her grandchildren, Jennifer Creed (James), Eric Robichaud, Christopher Zatoonian (Christine), Kaitlin Morgan (Michael), Sarah Zatoonian, William A. Schromm III (Lisa), Connor Schromm (Jaimie) and Keara Schromm, Michael Schromm (Ashley), Derek Schromm, Kenneth and Christine Kowalski; her great-grandchildren, Brianna and Camden Creed; her sisters-in-law, Eunice Kiley and Jane Kiley; also survived by many nieces & nephews.

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 Friday, February 8th from 4 to 8 p.m. and again on Saturday morning at 9 a.m. before leaving in procession to Saint Jude Church, 147 Main Street, Waltham where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham.

Memorial donations may be made to Boston Children's Hospital Trust, 401 Park Drive, Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215.

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