Mary M. Greaney

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Mary M. Greaney of Dorchester and Milton, who retired from the Department of The United States Navy after forty nine years of dedicated service,  died at her home, Wednesday, October 1, 2014.  She was 90.

Born in Boston, she was raised in Dorchester and graduated from Jeremiah E. Burke High School for Girls and also received a diploma from Bryant & Stratton Commercial School in stenography.

Upon her retirement, in recognition of her exceptional ability in performing various duties  in a Federal Service career spanning 49 years, she received letters of recognition by President George H. Bush, Senator Edward M. Kennedy and Chairman of The Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Colin L. Powell.  She also received a US flag flown from the gaff of the USS Constitution.

Sister of the late Catherine, James and John J. Greaney, and sister in law of the late Audrey E.

Miss Greaney is survived by her nephew Kevin J. of Asburn, VA, three nieces, Karen E. of Murrieta, CA, Sheila A. Laliberte’ of Everett and Maureen H. of Dorchester and two grand nephews, Strider and Trevor; and two grand nieces, Michaela and Meaghan.

A private service will be held by the family, followed by burial at St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in memory of Miss Greaney may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, 150 Cambridge Park Drive, Suite 202, Cambridge, MA 02140