Mary T. (Holt) Quinn

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Mary T. (Holt) Quinn, of Dorchester, died at Harborlights Nursing & Rehabilitation Center South Boston, Tuesday July 7, 2015. She was 100 years old.

Born in Tewksbury, Mary was a retired sales clerk at R. H. White. She and her husband Jim have been married for over 70 years.

Beloved wife of James L. Quinn. Mother of Francis J. “Frank” Quinn of Mansfield and the late James P. Quinn. Grandmother of Theresa Quinn Strickland. Mary is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Mary was a true Joy!

She was always Kind, Gentle & Loving.

She was selfless, always considering others first, Her Character & Values informed & taught us by her example.

Mary’s humor & wonderful smile always brightened our days. Her inner strength & effortless resiliency through life’s challenges was amazing.

We we’re very Blessed & Thankful to have such a treasure of Joy, Grace, Selfless Love, Strength of Character, Resiliency, Kindness, & Beauty. Yes, That’s my Mom. She delighted in the simple pleasures of family and love.

As for material possessions & earthly delights; she most valued her cup of tea, her Peppermint-Stick Ice-cream, Cheesecake with fresh Strawberries, & Chocolate Rainbow Nonpareils.

She expressed herself through her painting and art but mostly she expressed herself in the care, devotion, attention to, & Love for her family.

Mary was a teacher by example, & a perfect role model for; “How to Live a Good and Happy Life.”

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Gregory Church, 2223 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, Saturday July 11 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Friday 4-7 PM. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery.

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