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“Dear Albert, Patricia, William, Kathleen and William,We saw Mary's photos on Facebook. It is wonderful that you have those great memories, and many...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Sara Roos - Los Altos, CA

“Al and family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your wife Mary. You , Edward and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Bill and Liz Maher - Milford, MA

“Such a kind and gentle soul will always be remembered fondly and dearly missed.We are truly saddened by Mary's passing and our thoughts and prayers...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Paul & Maria Griffin - Framingham, MA

“Al, on behalf of your teacher colleagues here in Lexington, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. We are thinking of you and your family. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Kevin Kelly - Lexington, MA

“One of the first times I met Mary Mom had made an apple pie. Everybody had a piece but Mary set her's aside to eat later. When she went to eat it,...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Louise Ronnau - Conway Springs, KS

“Dear Albert, Patricia, William, Kathleen, and Edward,I am deeply saddened at the loss of your wife and mother. Mary was a dear person and she will...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Kathleen Woydziak - Reno, NV

“So sorry for your loss, thinking of you & family at this difficult time.Bill--- 15-2 ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Bill Lewis - Ashland, MA - Friend

“Al, Very sorry for your loss. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Larry Spellman - Plymouth, MA

“I'm very sorry for your families loss. My thoughts are with all of you. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Jennifer Cody - Framingham, MA

“Dear Al and Edward,I wish I could make it to the calling hours, but other obligations may prevent me from doing so. I do want both of you to know how...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Ron Sudmyer - Framingham, MA


Mrs. Mary Woods Roos, of Belmont and Framingham, died on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at the Miriam Boyd Parlin Residence, Wayland. She was 75.

She was a graduate of Mount St. Joseph Academy in Brighton, Benedictine College in Atchinson, Kansas and received a graduate degree from Assumption College in Worcester. She remained at home to raise her children and then became a long-time educator in various positions and was active in volunteer work.

She was the only child of William Andrew Woods, a native of Walden, Vermont and Kathleen Frances Murray Woods, a native of Woburn. Many of her remaining family is mostly from Vermont and Kansas.

She is survived by her loving family; her husband, Albert Roos, a native of Kansas; her children, Patricia Roos of Belmont, William Roos of Waltham, Kathleen Roos of Los Angeles, California and Edward Roos of Framingham. She also leaves many cousins, nieces, nephews and in-laws, among them, Margaret Roos of Mount Vernon, New York.

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, October 25th from 4 to 8 p.m. and again on Friday morning at 8 a.m. before leaving in procession to Sacred Heart Church, 770 Mount Auburn St., Watertown where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Burial will follow in Highland Meadow Cemetery, Belmont.