Mary D. Harris

Mary D. Harris died Friday December 7, from injuries sustained after being struck by a car. She was 78.

Mary was born is Boston and grew up in Walnut Park. She attended the Boston school system. She lived in Boston through the war years, than moved to Milton.  She went to work after graduating from High School  insurance industry.  Specializing in boiler and machinery insurance underwriting, she worked for Liberty Mutual, John Hancock (Before and after the tower was built) ending her career with Arbella Insurance Company

Mary had a huge love of animals and was a proud member of her church, she thought of her fellow parishioners as her brothers and sisters. Mary supported many veterans causes, especially those for disabled veterans. She had a special place in her heart for those who served their country.

Mary was the beloved mother of Richard Harris of Milton. Daughter of the late Nicholas & Abbie (Parnell) Waters.  Cousin of Faye Violet Levy and Norman Levy of Nova Scotia. Memorial Service in the First Congregational Church of Milton, 495 Canton Ave., MILTON Sat. Dec. 15, at 2 pm.  Visiting Hours in the Dolan-Chapman Funeral Home,  Canton Ave., MILTON VILLAGE, Fri., 4 – 7 pm. Interment Private. If desired contributions in Mary’s memory may be sent to either, U.S.O. of New England 427 Commercial St., Boston, MA 02109-1027 or 350 South Huntington Avenue  Boston, MA 02130, or to Disabled American Veterans, Disabled American Veterans P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301, Attn: Gift Processing.