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Mary J. Totman
  • Due to floral restrictions at the cemetery donations in Mary's memory may be sent to
  • Old Colony Hospice
    321 Manley Street
    West Bridgewater, MA 02379

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“Billy,Tim, and Chris so sorry for your loss. May she rest in Peace. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. Stay strong during this ordeal. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: TOMMY STEVENSON - Raynham, MA

“Billy and family, so sorry for you loss, may she rest in peace. ”
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“Mom, I have always loved you, looked up to you, and learned from you. My love will always be strong, and I feel at peace with you being gone. I know...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: maryann berlo - stoughton, MA

“Mary Ann,So sorry for your loss! I will be praying for you and your mom!Love you!Susan ”
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STOUGHTON—-Mary J. (McPhillips) Totman, 90, a resident of Stoughton for the past 65 years, died peacefully on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at Southeast Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center in Easton with her family at her side. She was the wife of William H. Totman Sr.

Born in Brockton, a daughter of the late Patrick and Julia (Buckley) McPhillips, she was raised in Brockton and was a 1946 graduate of Brockton High School. Mary continued her education at Boston University and earned a bachelors degree in business administration.

She began her working career with New England Telephone. After, she was employed as an office manager with Cahill Motors of Brockton.

Mary's primary working career was being the co-owner and vice president of 138 Equipment Rental and A1 Sanitary Pumping both of Stoughton.

A communicant of the Immaculate Conception Church in Stoughton, she was devoted to her family and was known for her charitable contributions.

An avid skier she was a member of the Brockton Ski Club and a former member of the Brockton Symphony Orchestra. A big part of Mary's life was boating with her husband and family and her passion for the peacefulness of the ocean.

In addition to her husband William, she is survived by her children, William H. Totman Jr. of Middleboro, Mary Ann Berlo of Stoughton, Christopher Totman of Stoughton, Timothy Totman of Stoughton, Jonathan Totman of Raynham Heidi Prisco of Holbrook, Patrick Totman of NY., and Jamie Totman of Stoughton; 5 daughter-in-laws, 16 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. She was also the mother of the late Lee Totman and sister of the late Pauline Fader, William McPhillips and Bernie McPhillips.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 605 Washington Street (Rte.138) Easton, on Tuesday at 9:15 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 122 Canton Street, Stoughton, at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. Visiting hours on Monday from 4-8 p.m. Due to floral restrictions at the cemetery donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to Old Colony Hospice 321 Manley Street, West Bridgewater, MA. 02379. For directions or condolences visit www.kanefuneralhome.com