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Mary N.  (nee Smedile) Blaney

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“My respectful condolences to Claire, Vincent, and Robert on the loss of your sister Mary. It has been decades since I was around you - I am your 75...Read More »
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“Andrea and Amy. Robert and I are so, so sorry to hear this very sad news about your Mom. We are praying for both of you and your family. We love...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: ROBERT and Patricia SKINNER - NC

“God bless the loving family of Mary Blaney.....it is a great loss. My heart is with you. ”
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“This is the most heart breaking news. The first time I met her, she had invited me to stay in her home for a few days for Amy and Paulo's wedding....Read More »
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RAYNHAM----. It is with a broken heart and deepest sadness that we announce the passing of Mary, age 76, on April 8, 2020, with her loved ones by her side. She died of complications from recent surgery. Born in Cambridge, Mass, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Rachel (Ferguson) Smedile. Mary was a graduate of Mission High School in Boston. Her passion was her family including her pet bunny, Barney. She was the most incredible mother to her son, Eric and Lori Blaney of Easton, and her two daughters, Andrea Ballotta of Boston; Amy and Paulo Araujo of Raynham as well as a wonderful grandmother to Emily Anne Ballotta of Stoneham. She is survived by her loving husband and best friend of 55 years, Richie.

Predeceased by her Brothers; Francis "Chickie" and his wife Judy Smedile; Paul Smedile of Easton, Brothers-in-law; Paul Sullivan, Gordon Blaney and his wife Donna, Ralph "Fitzy" Fitzpatrick as well as sisters-in-law Eileen Smedile and MaryLou Blaney. She is survived by her brothers; Vincent Smedile of Canton and Robert Smedile and MaryAnn Marvel of Berkley and her sister Claire Sullivan (her "Gold Dust Twin") of Easton. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law Judy Smedile of Easton and Regina Blaney of Derry, NH as well as many nieces and nephews. Mary will be sorely missed by a wide extended family and the many wonderful friends she was fortunate enough to have had, especially special best friends Bibby and Mary Ellen Cotto. The family would like to thank the staff at the UMASS Medical Center, University Campus in Worcester, especially Jillian and Lucy, for their compassionate end-of- life-care and their kindness to the family.

Arrangement for the memorial church service and celebration of her life will be announced at a later date, due to current circumstances. Burial will be private at the New Calvary Cemetery, Cummins Hwy in Roslindale, MA. Arrangement have been entrusted to Kane Funeral Home, 605 Washington St., Easton, Mass 02375. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the House Rabbit Network, P.O. Box 2602 Woburn MA 01888. HRN is a non-profit organization.