Mary “Marie” Donovan

Mary “Marie” Donovan (Costello) of Milton formerly of Dorchester died on July 15, 2017.   Beloved  wife of the late John P. Donovan  (USMC).  Loving mother to Kayla  Donovan  of Milton.  Devoted daughter of Patrick Costello of Milton and the late Kathleen  Costello.  Sister of Donnie Costello and his fiancé  Vicki Greeke of Lynn.  Daughter in law of Veronica Donovan of Milton and the  late Mathew Donovan.  Cherished godmother of Patrick Costello of South Boston and Jamie Civitrese  of  Norwood.

Marie was born and raised in Dorchester.  She worked at Carney Hospital and Milton Hospital for  many  years  writing  medical transcripts.  She enjoyed home decorating, crafts and gardening with a magical touch.  She was proud of her Irish heritage and also played for an Irish Band.    Marie cherished her time with her daughter Kayla and spending time with family.  She will be missed by all who had the pleasure to have known her, especially her beloved dog Lily Rose and cat Minot.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10:00am in Saint Gregory Church, Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visiting hours on Thursday 4-8PM in the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, Dorchester.  Burial in Milton Cemetery, Milton.  See for online condolences and directions.