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Gail Locke, 88

by | May 19, 2024 | Obituaries

Gail Locke

Gail Locke

Mrs. Gail A. (Greenhalgh) Maher Locke, 88, of Hopkinton and formerly of Milford, died May 16 at Milford Regional Medical Center after an illness. She was the beloved wife of the late Dr. John T. Maher, who died in 1983, and the late John T. Locke, who died in 2010.

Gail was born in Providence, Rhode Island, the daughter of the late Harvey C. Greenhalgh Sr. and the late Mildred A. (Rawson) Greenhalgh. She was a 1953 graduate of Burrillville (Rhode Island) High School. She was also a graduate of the former Milford Hospital School of Nursing.

Gail began her successful career as a registered nurse working at the former Milford Hospital. She later transitioned into working as the school nurse for the Milford public school system, working at Milford High School, and for the Bellingham public school system, working at the Clara Macy School. Also, later in life, she worked as a substitute school nurse at various local public schools.

Gail had resided in Milford for most of her life and had been a resident of Hopkinton for the past eight years. She was an avid supporter of the Milford High School Boosters Club and was a frequent participant in the various local bocce ball leagues.

Gail is survived by her four children, Thomas M. Maher and wife Maria of Cairo, Egypt, David J. Maher and wife Pamela of Sturbridge, Carolyn A. Grenon and husband Glenn Grenon of Hopedale, and John S. Maher of Belmont; her five grandchildren, Allison Maher of Beverly Hills, California, Jonathan Grenon of New York City, Matthew Grenon of Hopedale, Kathryn Grenon of Hopedale, and Michael Maher of Wakefield; her four great-grandchildren, Jaxon, Amelia, Liam and Rowan; her brother, Glen A. Greenhalgh and wife Jackie of Millville; her sister-in-law, Pauline Greenhalgh of Rhode Island; and several nieces and nephews.

Gail is also survived by her stepson, William E. Locke and wife Jacqueline of Milford, and Kathleen Locke of Milford, the wife of the late Robert J. Locke, who died in 2020.

Gail was also the sister of the late Harvey C. Greenhalgh Jr.

Her funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 22, at 10 a.m. at the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Milford. Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, May 21, from 5-7 p.m. at the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Milford Regional Medical Center, c/o the Milford Regional Healthcare Foundation, 14 Prospect Street, Milford, MA 01757 or to the charity of your choice.

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